There are multiple ways to remove duplicates from an array.

The simplest approach (in my opinion) is to use the Set object which lets you store unique values of any type. In other words, Set will automatically remove duplicates for us.

const names = ['John', 'Paul', 'George', 'Ringo', 'John'];

let unique = [...new Set(names)];
console.log(unique); // 'John', 'Paul', 'George', 'Ringo'

Another option is to use filter().

const names = ['John', 'Paul', 'George', 'Ringo', 'John'];

let x = (names) => names.filter((v,i) => names.indexOf(v) === i)
x(names); // 'John', 'Paul', 'George', 'Ringo'

And finally we can use forEach().

const names = ['John', 'Paul', 'George', 'Ringo', 'John'];

function removeDups(names) {
  let unique = {};
  names.forEach(function(i) {
    if(!unique[i]) {
      unique[i] = true;
    }
  });
  return Object.keys(unique);
}

removeDups(names); // // 'John', 'Paul', 'George', 'Ringo'