Increment decrement for loop

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Test case created by Bobby


Which is faster, increment or decrement for loop

Preparation code

<ul class="list">

<script src=""></script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var list = $('.list');

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increment for loop
for (var i = 0; i < 1000; i++) {
  var item = $('<li />').text('list').appendTo(list);
decrement for loop
for (var i = 1000; i >= 0; i--) {
  var item = $('<li />').text('list').appendTo(list);

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