Naw, it doesn't matter if you 'return' on jQuery events

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id="some_el_1"></div>
<div id="some_el_2"></div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var el1 = jQuery('#some_el_1');
  el1.on('click', function() {
    return true;
  });
  
  var el2 = jQuery('#some_el_2');
  el2.on('click', function() { });

};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
  el1.off('click');
  el2.off('click');

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<div id="some_el_1"></div> <div id="some_el_2"></div>

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Test Ops/sec
return on event
el1.trigger('click');
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no return in event
el2.trigger('click');
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