caching length

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 100 of this test case created by adegruchy

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var arr = [];
    for (var i = 0; i < 1000; i++) {
      arr[i] = Math.random();
    }
};
</script>

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not cached (basic)
for (var i = 0; i < arr.length; i++) {
  arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
cached length
for (var i = 0, len = arr.length; i < len; i++) {
  arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
prefix increment
for (var i = 0; i < arr.length; ++i) {
  arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
prefix increment + cached length
for (var i = 0, len = arr.length; i < len; ++i) {
  arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
decrement
for (var i = arr.length - 1; i > -1; i--) {
  arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
decrement without final-expression
for (var i = arr.length; i--;) {
   arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
.forEach()
arr.forEach(function(element, i, array) {
 array[i] *= 2;
});
pending…
for in
for(var i in arr) {
  arr[i] *= 2;
}
pending…
.shift()
var el;
while (el = arr.shift()) {
  el *= 2;
}
pending…
while loop
var len = arr.length;
while (len--) {
  arr[len] *= 2;
}
pending…

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