Mega trim test

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 11 of this test case created by Timo

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Trim function

Preparation code

<script>
/*
mytrim() uses native function if it is available and can trim all required whitespace chars, otherwise it uses custom function.
because of slow native trim of chrome and chromium, custom function is used in them.
*/

if (!String.prototype.trim || "\x09\x0A\x0B\x0C\x0D\x20\xA0\u1680\u180E\u2000\u2001\u2002\u2003\u2004\u2005\u2006\u2007\u2008\u2009\u200A\u202F\u205F\u3000\u2028\u2029\uFEFF".trim() || navigator.userAgent.toString().toLowerCase().indexOf("chrome") != -1)
    var mytrim = function(str) {
    var c;
    for (var i = 0; i < str.length; i++) {
        c = str.charCodeAt(i);
        if (c == 32 || c == 10 || c == 13 || c == 9 || c == 12 || c == 11 || c == 160 || c == 5760 || c == 6158 || c == 8192 || c == 8193 || c == 8194 || c == 8195 || c == 8196 || c == 8197 || c == 8198 || c == 8199 || c == 8200 || c == 8201 || c == 8202 || c == 8232 || c == 8233 || c == 8239 || c == 8287 || c == 12288 || c == 65279) continue;
        else break;
    }
    for (var j = str.length - 1; j >= i; j--) {
        c = str.charCodeAt(j);
        if (c == 32 || c == 10 || c == 13 || c == 9 || c == 12 || c == 11 || c == 160 || c == 5760 || c == 6158 || c == 8192 || c == 8193 || c == 8194 || c == 8195 || c == 8196 || c == 8197 || c == 8198 || c == 8199 || c == 8200 || c == 8201 || c == 8202 || c == 8232 || c == 8233 || c == 8239 || c == 8287 || c == 12288 || c == 65279) continue;
        else break;
    }
    return str.substring(i, j + 1);
};
else var mytrim = function(str) {
    return str.trim();
}

/*
Source of es5_shim(str): https://github.com/kriskowal/es5-shim/blob/master/es5-shim.js
*/

  function es5_shim(str) {
    var ws = "\x09\x0A\x0B\x0C\x0D\x20\xA0\u1680\u180E\u2000\u2001\u2002\u2003" + "\u2004\u2005\u2006\u2007\u2008\u2009\u200A\u202F\u205F\u3000\u2028" + "\u2029\uFEFF";
    ws = "[" + ws + "]";
    var trimBeginRegexp = new RegExp("^" + ws + ws + "*"),
        trimEndRegexp = new RegExp(ws + ws + "*$");
    return str.replace(trimBeginRegexp, "").replace(trimEndRegexp, "");
  }

  function trim27a(str) {
    var c;
    for (var i = 0; i < str.length; i++) {
      c = str.charCodeAt(i);
      if (c == 32 || c == 10 || c == 13 || c == 9 || c == 12 || c == 11 || c == 160 || c == 5760 || c == 6158 || c == 8192 || c == 8193 || c == 8194 || c == 8195 || c == 8196 || c == 8197 || c == 8198 || c == 8199 || c == 8200 || c == 8201 || c == 8202 || c == 8232 || c == 8233 || c == 8239 || c == 8287 || c == 12288) continue;
      else break;
    }
    for (var j = str.length - 1; j >= i; j--) {
      c = str.charCodeAt(j);
      if (c == 32 || c == 10 || c == 13 || c == 9 || c == 12 || c == 11 || c == 160 || c == 5760 || c == 6158 || c == 8192 || c == 8193 || c == 8194 || c == 8195 || c == 8196 || c == 8197 || c == 8198 || c == 8199 || c == 8200 || c == 8201 || c == 8202 || c == 8232 || c == 8233 || c == 8239 || c == 8287 || c == 12288) continue;
      else break;
    }
    return str.substring(i, j + 1);
  }

  function trim27(str) {
    var c;
    for (var i = 0; i < str.length; i++) {
      c = str.charCodeAt(i);
      if (c == 32 || c == 10 || c == 13 || c == 9 || c == 12) continue;
      else break;
    }
    for (var j = str.length - 1; j >= i; j--) {
      c = str.charCodeAt(j);
      if (c == 32 || c == 10 || c == 13 || c == 9 || c == 12) continue;
      else break;
    }
    return str.substring(i, j + 1);
  }

  function trim_native(str) {
    return str.trim(); // should throw is no such function
  }

  var inp = "    \n\n \n\n   a \n a\n  a\n    a\n   a  \n\t\ta\t\ta\njahsdkjahkjshdakjhsdkahskd akhsjdh akjshd kashdkajhsd kajshd \nkauyiuqhwep iasldk qpwoie ad  \n   askdjaslkdjaslkjdaoiur qowioqwhr aspodiquw ijasod iqwiue pqowipoqiw epoqiwpeo iaslkjdqur \t kjahsdkj hakshd\nkajhdk\nk as d  \t\n".split('\n');

  function e(f) {
    var x = [];
    for (i = 0; i < inp.length; i++) {
      x.push(f(inp[i]));
    }
    return x;
  }

</script>

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trim-native
e(trim_native);
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trim27
e(trim27);
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trim27a
e(trim27a);
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es5_shim
e(es5_shim);
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trim27a or native
e(mytrim);
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Timo (revision owner) commented :

Added mytrim (test name "trim27a or native"), which uses fastest functions of native or trim27a. It is the most suggested trim-function to use so far.

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