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Method

[micros] returns an integer representing the number of microseconds recorded on the machine's internal clock. Can be used for very precise timing of code execution to the 1/1,000,000 of a second.

  • Syntax
micros
Examples
  • Beginner

To time the execution of code:

Use the [micros] method. The following example times the execution of an arbitrary code sample.

Code

var('start') = micros
// code to time
'Execution time: ' + (micros - $start) + ' microseconds.'

Result

Execution time: 1198516 microseconds.

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