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repeat-string

Repeat the given string n times. Fastest implementation for repeating a string.

repeat-string

Repeat the given string n times. Fastest implementation for repeating a string.

Install with npm:

$ npm install repeat-string --save

repeat

Repeat the given string the specified number of times.

Example:

Params

  • string {String}: The string to repeat
  • number {Number}: The number of times to repeat the string
  • returns {String}: Repeated string

Example

var repeat = require('repeat-string');
repeat('A', 5);
//=> AAAAA 

Repeat string is significantly faster than the native method (which is itself faster than repeating):

#1: 5 
  native x 10,484,023 ops/sec ±1.24% (89 runs sampled)
  repeat-string x 16,189,255 ops/sec ±1.05% (91 runs sampled)
  repeating x 9,051,715 ops/sec ±1.18% (90 runs sampled)
 
#2: 50 
  native x 7,975,566 ops/sec ±1.29% (91 runs sampled)
  repeat-string x 15,317,972 ops/sec ±1.16% (87 runs sampled)
  repeating x 6,279,112 ops/sec ±1.29% (89 runs sampled)
 
#3: 250 
  native x 6,212,752 ops/sec ±1.33% (91 runs sampled)
  repeat-string x 14,565,168 ops/sec ±0.83% (93 runs sampled)
  repeating x 5,787,124 ops/sec ±1.25% (92 runs sampled)
 
#4: 2000 
  native x 4,912,163 ops/sec ±1.27% (91 runs sampled)
  repeat-string x 17,129,748 ops/sec ±1.01% (91 runs sampled)
  repeating x 4,613,043 ops/sec ±1.37% (91 runs sampled)
 
#5: 20000 
  native x 4,506,624 ops/sec ±1.33% (90 runs sampled)
  repeat-string x 14,877,672 ops/sec ±1.00% (93 runs sampled)
  repeating x 4,305,756 ops/sec ±1.36% (89 runs sampled)

Run the benchmarks

Install dev dependencies:

npm i -d && node benchmark

repeat-element: Create an array by repeating the given value n times. | homepage

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Generate readme and API documentation with verb:

$ npm install verb && npm run docs

Or, if verb is installed globally:

$ verb

Install dev dependencies:

$ npm install -d && npm test

Jon Schlinkert

Copyright © 2016 Jon Schlinkert Released under the MIT license.


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