call vs apply vs direct

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 19 of this test case created by James Wilkins

Info

Test "call()" vs "apply()" vs calling functions directly.

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    function Obj() {
      this.that = "that";
    }
    Obj.prototype.test = function(val) {
      this.that = val;
    };
    var o = new Obj();
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
apply
Obj.prototype.test.apply(o, ["YES"]);
pending…
call
Obj.prototype.test.call(o, "YES");
pending…
direct
o.test("YES")
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