call vs apply

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 24 of this test case created by João Pinho

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    function Obj() {
      this.that = "that";
    }
    Obj.prototype.target = function(test) {
      this.that = test;
    };
   
    function target2(test) {
      this.that = test;
    }
   
    function targetInContext( context,test) {
      context.that = test;
    }
    var inst = new Obj();
};
</script>

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apply
Obj.prototype.target.apply(inst, ["YES"]);
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call
Obj.prototype.target.call(inst, "YES");
pending…
method call
inst.target("YES");
pending…
fun call
target2.call(inst, "YES");
pending…
targetInContext
targetInContext(inst, "YES");
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