PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: addslashes vs. addcslashes

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "addslashes()" was the faster by 0.0433 seconds, (3.966% faster)

addslashes() 100%
addcslashes() 96.034%

The addslashes() test took 1.0479 seconds.
The addcslashes() test took 1.0912 seconds.


Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 278,552 loops for a total of 5,571,040 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000008) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (2.164) milliseconds per 278,552 loops.
  • Total difference 43.27 milliseconds for 5,571,040 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (4.8524) milliseconds and Code 2 was (6.5137) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.


The first test, "addslashes()", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy2'] = addslashes($GLOBALS['dummy']);

The second test, "addcslashes()", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy2'] = addcslashes($GLOBALS['dummy'], '\'"\\\0');

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (