Warning: Division by zero in /var/customers/webs/stc/benchmark/index.php on line 256 Test: (string) vs. concat

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Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: (string) vs. concat

Concatenating to a string always results in a string, but isn't a cast faster?

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Result

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Code

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

for ($j = 0; $j < 1000; $j++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy'] = (string) $j;

The second test, "$string . ''", was:

for ($j = 0; $j < 1000; $j++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy'] = $j . '';

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.19-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)