getElementById vs. querySelector

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 15 of this test case created by Name64

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Compare the speed of getElementById to querySelector

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<p id="foo">
  Foo
</p>
<p id="bar">
  Bar
</p>
<p id="baz">
  Baz
</p>

Preparation code output

Foo

Bar

Baz

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Test Ops/sec
getElementById
var bar = document.getElementById("bar");
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querySelector
var bar = document.querySelector("#bar");
pending…
jquery
var bar = jQuery("#bar");
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