$().click vs addEventListener

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    $('<div id="test"></div>').appendTo(document.body);
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    $('#test').remove();
};
</script>

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$().click
$('#test').click(function(){
  console.log('hi');
});
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addEventListener
document.getElementById('test').addEventListener('click', function(){
  console.log('hi');
});
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addEventListener 2
var testElem = document.getElementById('test');
testElem.addEventListener('click', function() {
  console.log('hi');
}, false);
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