for vs forEach

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var i,
    key,
    random,
    array = [],
    object = {},
    sum = 0;
  
  for (i = 0; i < 10000; i++) {
    random = Math.random();
    array[i] = random;
    object[i] = random;
  }
  
  function add(val) {
    sum += val;
  }

};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
  i = 0;
  array = [];
  object = {};
  sum = 0;

};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
forEach
array.forEach(add);
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for loop, simple
for (i = 0; i < array.length; i++) {
  add(array[i]);
}
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for loop, reverse
for (i = array.length - 1; i >= 0; i--) {
  add(array[i]);
}
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for key in object
for (key in object) {
  add(object[key]);
}
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forEach with anonymous function
array.forEach(function(val) {
  sum += val;
});
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