Quick tip – Checking how much time your javascript runtime needs


I don’t often run into things where it surprises me how easy a solution is. Much less so with Javascript. This quick tip may be for you.

Recently I had some performance issues with runtime javascript taking a long time. You can use the following commands to check how long it takes for something to run :


someFunction(); // or some code


The console neatly spits out the amount of miliseconds it took. Nice.

Bas Schuiling

Bas Schuiling

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