Debunk calling methods on array elements

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 3 of this test case created by mike

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    myArray = [
        {myMethod1:function(){},myMethod2:function(){},my_variable:null}
    ];
};
</script>

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"slow"
myArray[0].myMethod1();
myArray[0].myMethod2();
myArray[0].my_variable;
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"fast"
var element = myArray[0];
element.myMethod1();
element.myMethod2();
element.my_variable;
 
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