innerHTML vs removeChild iv

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var a = document.createElement('div');
    a.appendChild(document.createElement('div'));
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    a.appendChild(document.createElement('div'));
};
</script>

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innerHTML
a.innerHTML = '';
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removeChild
while (a.hasChildNodes()) {
  a.removeChild(a.lastChild);
}
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