Result: DiscardedThe test labeled "date()" was the faster by 0.0011 seconds, (0.105% faster)
The date() test took 1.0292 seconds.
The strftime() test took 1.0303 seconds.
Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 290,162 loops for a total of 5,803,240 runs.
- Line execution difference (0.000000) milliseconds.
- Avg difference (0.054) milliseconds per 290,162 loops.
- Total difference 1.08 milliseconds for 5,803,240 loops
The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (2.0405) milliseconds and Code 2 was (1.2077) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.
The first test, "date()", was:
for ($i = 0; $i < 100; $i++) $GLOBALS['dummy'] = date('Y-m-d \\a\\t H:i:s', $GLOBALS['t']);
The second test, "strftime()", was:
for ($i = 0; $i < 100; $i++) $GLOBALS['dummy'] = strftime('%Y-%m-%d at %H:%M:%S', $GLOBALS['t']);