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 0.0124 seconds, (1.876% faster)

addslashes() 100%
addcslashes() 98.124%

The addslashes() test took 0.6471 seconds.
The addcslashes() test took 0.6595 seconds.


Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 124,358 loops for a total of 2,487,160 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000005) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (0.618) milliseconds per 124,358 loops.
  • Total difference 12.37 milliseconds for 2,487,160 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (9.4655) milliseconds and Code 2 was (8.6981) 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 (