regexp vs indexOf

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script>
  var str = "TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST world TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST world!";
  str = str.substr(0,5)
  var rw = /^world/;
  var sw = "world";  
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
Regexp
rw.test(str);
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indexOf
str.indexOf(sw) == 0;
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substr Equals
str  == sw
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