Append VS prepend

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 7 of this test case created

Info

Improved by removing differences in test.

Previous iterations did not clear DOM before test and inserted different strings.

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id="target"></div>
 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var target = $("#target");
    var string = "<span>string</span>";
   
    console.log(target);
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    target.html("");
};
</script>

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Append
target.append(string);
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Prepend
target.prepend(string);
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