JQuery doTimeout vs setTimeout

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
(function($){var a={},c="doTimeout",d=Array.prototype.slice;$[c]=function(){return b.apply(window,[0].concat(d.call(arguments)))};$.fn[c]=function(){var f=d.call(arguments),e=b.apply(this,[c+f[0]].concat(f));return typeof f[0]==="number"||typeof f[1]==="number"?this:e};function b(l){var m=this,h,k={},g=l?$.fn:$,n=arguments,i=4,f=n[1],j=n[2],p=n[3];if(typeof f!=="string"){i--;f=l=0;j=n[1];p=n[2]}if(l){h=m.eq(0);h.data(l,k=h.data(l)||{})}else{if(f){k=a[f]||(a[f]={})}}k.id&&clearTimeout(k.id);delete k.id;function e(){if(l){h.removeData(l)}else{if(f){delete a[f]}}}function o(){k.id=setTimeout(function(){k.fn()},j)}if(p){k.fn=function(q){if(typeof p==="string"){p=g[p]}p.apply(m,d.call(n,i))===true&&!q?o():e()};o()}else{if(k.fn){j===undefined?e():k.fn(j===false);return true}else{e()}}}})(jQuery);
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
JQuery doTimeout
var a = 0;
$(document).doTimeout(500, function() {
  a = 1;
})
pending…
setTimeout
var a = 0;
setTimeout(function() {
  a = 1
}, 500);
pending…

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