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Faster JavaScript Trim. Neat optimisation post—it turns out that while regular expressions are great for removing leading whitespace you can do a lot better at trailing whitespace by manually looping backwards from the end of the string.

# 3rd February 2008, 10:12 pm / javascript, optimisation, steven-levithan, trim, whitespace