eval vs script DOM insertion

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Josh

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var script="function test() { void(0); }";
};
</script>

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Eval
eval(script);
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DOM insertion
var processed = document.createElement('script');
processed.innerHTML = script;
document.body.insertBefore(processed, document.body.firstChild);
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