Function vs new Function

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Josh

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function vs new Function

Preparation code

<div id="wrap"></div>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var wrap = document.getElementById("wrap");
    var pattern = /[a-zA-Z]/g;
    var f1 = function(text) {
                var match;
        while(match = pattern.exec(text)) {
            return match;
        }
    }
};
</script>

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function
f1("test");
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new Function
var test = new f1("test");
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