Filling a string of a given length

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Test case created by Josh

Info

Comparison of two ways in a which a string of a given length can be created and filled with a given character.

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    this.length = 100;
    this.char = '*';
};
</script>

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Array Fill Map Join
Array.apply(null, new Array(this.length))
                                        .map(String.prototype.valueOf, this.char)
                                        .join('');
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Array Join
(new Array(this.length + 1)).join(this.char)
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