document createElement vs jquery html string

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Philip Walton

Preparation code

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

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document.createElement()
$(document.createElement("div"))
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parsing html with closing tag
$("<div></div>")
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parsing html with self closing tag
$("<div />")
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