Do comments slow down script execution

JavaScript performance comparison

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Info

http://www.developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/JavaScriptPerformanceBestPractices#Trytokeepscriptcommentstoaminimum.2FAvoidlongvariablenames

Preparation code

<script>
  function someFunctionA()
  {
  for(var i = 0, count = 100000; i < count; i++) {
      var name="somename"; /* stores the full name*/
    }
  }
 
  function someFunctionB()
  {
  for(var i = 0, count = 100000; i < count; i++) {
      var name="somename";
    }
  }
</script>

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A function with a comment
someFunctionA();
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A function without a comment
someFunctionB();
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