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XML E4X Operators vs. XML Class Methods

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We know that the XML E4X operators are an 10x slower than plain Object, but how slow are they compared to the XML class’ methods like elements() and attributes? Today’s article finds that out.

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XML Operator Speed

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AS3 has always had great support for XML built right into the language, but how fast is it? Today’s article compares the performance of operators that work on XML objects like .@x, .x, ..x, and ["x"] against their equivalents in plain Object instances and typed class instances. Just how slow are the XML operators? Read on to find out.

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