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

    Install

    Install with npm:

    $ npm install --save repeat-string

    Usage

    repeat

    Repeat the given string the specified number of times.

    Example:

    Example

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

    Params

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

    Benchmarks

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

    # 2x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (26,953,977 ops/sec)
    repeating      █████████                  (9,855,695 ops/sec)
    native         ██████████████████         (19,453,895 ops/sec)
     
    # 3x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (19,445,252 ops/sec)
    repeating      ███████████                (8,661,565 ops/sec)
    native         ████████████████████       (16,020,598 ops/sec)
     
    # 10x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (23,792,521 ops/sec)
    repeating      █████████                  (8,571,332 ops/sec)
    native         ███████████████            (14,582,955 ops/sec)
     
    # 50x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (23,640,179 ops/sec)
    repeating      █████                      (5,505,509 ops/sec)
    native         ██████████                 (10,085,557 ops/sec)
     
    # 250x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (23,489,618 ops/sec)
    repeating      ████                       (3,962,937 ops/sec)
    native         ████████                   (7,724,892 ops/sec)
     
    # 2000x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (20,315,172 ops/sec)
    repeating      ████                       (3,297,079 ops/sec)
    native         ███████                    (6,203,331 ops/sec)
     
    # 20000x 
    repeat-string  █████████████████████████  (23,382,915 ops/sec)
    repeating      ███                        (2,980,058 ops/sec)
    native         █████                      (5,578,808 ops/sec)

    Run the benchmarks

    Install dev dependencies:

    npm i -d && node benchmark

    About

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    Contributing

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

    Contributors

    Commits Contributor
    51 jonschlinkert
    2 LinusU
    2 tbusser
    1 doowb
    1 wooorm

    Building docs

    (This document was generated by verb-generate-readme (a verb generator), please don't edit the readme directly. Any changes to the readme must be made in .verb.md.)

    To generate the readme and API documentation with verb:

    $ npm install -g verb verb-generate-readme && verb

    Running tests

    Install dev dependencies:

    $ npm install -d && npm test

    Author

    Jon Schlinkert

    License

    Copyright © 2016, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT license.


    This file was generated by verb-generate-readme, v0.2.0, on October 23, 2016.

    Install

    npm i repeat-string

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