Empty array

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 87 of this test case created by Jasper

Preparation code

<script>
function clearArray(arr){
   var l = arr.length;
   while( l-- ){
      arr.pop();
   }
   return arr;
}
</script>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var arr = [];
    var len = (Math.random() * 1000)|0;
    while( len-- ){
    arr.push({ a: Math.random(), b: ""+Math.random() });
    }
};
</script>

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length
arr.length = 0;
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splice
arr.splice(0, arr.length);
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pop
while (arr.length > 0) {
  arr.pop();
}
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shift
while (arr.length > 0) {
  arr.shift();
}
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new array
arr = [];
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pop clear (in function)
clearArray( arr );
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