setTimeout vs. setInterval

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script>
  window.foo = 'qux';
  
  function test1() {
    window.foo = 'bar';
  }
  
  function test2() {
    var i = 1000;
    while (i--) {
      window.foo = 'bar';
    }
  }
</script>
    

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
setTimeout + fast function
setTimeout(test1, 0);
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setTimeout + slow function
setTimeout(test2, 0);
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