Attr(data) vs .data

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Corey

Info

Test which is better, attr('data-name') or .data('name')

Preparation code

</div><script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div data-name="Corey"></div>

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attr
$('div').attr('data-name');
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data
$('div').data('name');
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