Creating DOM Elements

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
Direct Append
$('body').append('<div class="foo">foo</div>');
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Append Variable
var $div = $('<div/>').attr({
  'class': 'foo'
}).text('foo');
$('body').append($div);
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Elegant Create
$('body').append($('<div/>', {
    "class": 'foo',
    "text": "foo"
}));
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Bare JS
var newDiv = document.createElement("div");
newDiv.className = 'foo';
newDiv.appendChild(document.createTextNode("foo"));
document.body.appendChild(newDiv);
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Bare JS Node - jQuery Append
var newDiv = document.createElement("div");
newDiv.className = 'foo';
newDiv.appendChild(document.createTextNode("foo"));
$('body').append(newDiv);
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