.bind() vs .live() vs .delegate() vs .on()

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Rochas and last updated

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The Difference Between jQuery’s .bind(), .live(), and .delegate()

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
function handler() {
        $('p').text("CLICK !");
}
</script>
 

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Test Ops/sec
.bind
$('p').bind('click', handler);
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.live() in document
$('p').live('click', handler);
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.live() in a
$('p', $(document)[0]).live('click', handler);
pending…
.delegate
$(document).delegate('p', 'click', handler);
pending…
.on
$(document).on('click', 'p', handler);
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