Instrument

Clocks

October 1, 2020
Category Instrument

We can distinguish two types of clocks - Explicit and Implicit. Explicit clocks are the ones developers use to get direct timing measurements and such mechanisms are offered explicitly by the browser. Implicit clocks on the other hand, utilise particular web features to create unintended clocks that allow measuring the relative passage of time. Explicit Clocks # performance.now API # The performance.now() API allows developers to get high-resolution timing measurements. ...