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    Fast cartesian product.

    Retrieves every possible combination between several arrays (cartesian product).

    Fastest available library in JavaScript.

    When producing millions of combinations or combining hundreds of arrays, big-cartesian should be used instead.

    Testimonials

    We are now using this library for ourworldindata.org and have seen an almost 50-fold performance increase from the naive method we used before!

    @MarcelGerber

    Example

    import fastCartesian from 'fast-cartesian'
    
    console.log(
      fastCartesian([
        ['red', 'blue'],
        ['circle', 'square'],
      ]),
    )
    // [
    //   [ 'red', 'circle' ],
    //   [ 'red', 'square' ],
    //   [ 'blue', 'circle' ],
    //   [ 'blue', 'square' ]
    // ]
    
    // Return initial indexes
    console.log(
      fastCartesian(
        [
          ['red', 'blue'],
          ['circle', 'square'],
        ].map(Object.entries),
      ),
    )
    // [
    //   [ [ '0', 'red' ], [ '0', 'circle' ] ],
    //   [ [ '0', 'red' ], [ '1', 'square' ] ],
    //   [ [ '1', 'blue' ], [ '0', 'circle' ] ],
    //   [ [ '1', 'blue' ], [ '1', 'square' ] ]
    // ]

    Demo

    You can try this library:

    Install

    npm install fast-cartesian
    

    This package is an ES module and must be loaded using an import or import() statement, not require().

    API

    fastCartesian(inputs)

    inputs: Array<Array>
    Return value: Array<Array>

    Returns a two-dimensional Array where each row is a combination of inputs.

    Benchmarks

    The following benchmarks compare the performance of this library against alternatives (big-cartesian, cartesian-product, fast-cartesian-product, power-cartesian-product, cartesian and lodash.product).

    ## fast-cartesian ######################
    1 array                           1.08ms
    2 arrays                          1.15ms
    4 arrays                          2.81ms
    8 arrays                          1.60ms
    16 arrays                         4.28ms
    
    ## cartesian-product ###################
    1 array                           3.56ms
    2 arrays                          2.72ms
    4 arrays                         11.21ms
    8 arrays                         13.41ms
    16 arrays                        19.29ms
    
    ## big-cartesian #######################
    1 array                           7.73ms
    2 arrays                          7.40ms
    4 arrays                          8.70ms
    8 arrays                          4.46ms
    16 arrays                        17.28ms
    
    ## power-cartesian-product #############
    1 array                           6.15ms
    2 arrays                          7.96ms
    4 arrays                         11.84ms
    8 arrays                         17.37ms
    16 arrays                        19.38ms
    
    ## cartesian ###########################
    1 array                           6.63ms
    2 arrays                         16.03ms
    4 arrays                         17.82ms
    8 arrays                         22.11ms
    16 arrays                        33.21ms
    
    ## fast-cartesian-product ##############
    1 array                          13.75ms
    2 arrays                         17.22ms
    4 arrays                         23.89ms
    8 arrays                         39.08ms
    16 arrays                        61.45ms
    
    ## lodash.product ######################
    1 array                          36.66ms
    2 arrays                         37.85ms
    4 arrays                         41.69ms
    8 arrays                         50.38ms
    16 arrays                        73.87ms
    

    Support

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    ehmicky

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    Marcel Gerber

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    Paul Heidenreich

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    Install

    npm i fast-cartesian

    Homepage

    git.io/fjRR4

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