compare strings vs object references

JavaScript performance comparison

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Confirming whether it's faster to compare strings or object references.

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var theStringA = "hello I'm a string";
    var theStringB = "hello I'm a string";
    var theObject = {pie:"cake"};
};
</script>

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Comparing strings
var result = theStringA == theStringB;
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Comparing objects
var result = theObject == theObject;
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