substr vs regex file extension

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by ryanve

Info

For when you're testing a string for a specific filetype.

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var regex = /\.json$/i
      , filename = 'example.json';
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
regex
( regex.test(filename) );
pending…
substr
( filename.substr(-5) === '.json' );
pending…
substr - i
( filename.toLowerCase().substr(-5) === '.json' );
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