for vs forEach

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.8.2.min.js">
</script>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var i,
      value,
      length,
      values = [],
      sum = 0,
      context = values;
  
  
  for (i = 0; i < 10000; i++) {
      values[i] = Math.random();
  }
  
  function add(val) {
      sum += val;
  }
  function addEach(k, val) {
      sum += val;
  }
  
  var toString = Object.prototype.toString;
  
  function isArray(obj) {
  	return toString.call(obj) === '[object Array]';
  }
  
  function isObject(obj) {
  	return toString.call(obj) === '[object Object]';
  }
  
  function isString(obj) {
  	return toString.call(obj) === '[object String]';
  }
  
  function each(obj, iterator) {
  	var key, length;
  	if (!obj) {
  		return;
  	}
  	length = obj.length;
  
  	if (isArray(obj) || isString(obj)) {
  		for(key = 0; key < length; key += 1) {
  			add(obj[key], key, obj);
  		}
  		return obj;
  	}
  
  	if (isObject(obj)) {
  		for(key in obj) {
  			if (obj.hasOwnProperty(key)) {
  				add(obj[key], key, obj);
  			}
  		}
  		return obj;
  	}
  
  	return obj;
  };
  
  
  var aech = function() {
    var arr = values,
        length = arr.length;
    for (var i = 0; i < length; i++) {
        add(arr[i], i, arr);
    }
  }
  
  function eech() {
    var arr = values,
        length = arr.length;
    for (var i = 0; i < length; i++) {
        add(arr[i], i, arr);
    }
  }

};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
  i = 0;
  value = 0;
  length = 0;
  values = [];
  sum = 0;

};
</script>

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forEach
values.forEach(add);
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for loop, cached length, callback
var arr = values,
    length = arr.length;
for (var i = 0; i < length; i++) {
    add(arr[i], i, arr);
}
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for loop, cached length, callback.call
length = values.length;
for (i = 0; i < length; i++) {
    add.call(context, values[i], i, values);
}
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$.each
$.each(values, addEach);
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for loop, assignment condition, callback
for (i = 0; (value = values[i]) !== undefined; i++) {
    add(value, i, values);
}
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for loop, assignment condition, callback.call
for (i = 0; (value = values[i]) !== undefined; i++) {
    add.call(context, value, i, values);
}
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native map function
values.map(add);
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new each
each(values);
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        var key, length;
        length = values.length;
    
        if (isArray(values) || isString(values)) {
                for(key = 0; key < length; key++) {
                        add(values[key], key, values);
                }
        }
    
        if (isObject(values)) {
                for(key in values) {
                        if (values.hasOwnProperty(key)) {
                                iterator(values[key], key, values);
                        }
                }
        }
    
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eech()
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aech()
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(function eech() {
  var arr = values,
      length = arr.length;
  for (var i = 0; i < length; i++) {
      add(arr[i], i, arr);
  }
}())
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