jQuery body vs document Events

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 46 of this test case created by Colin McLeod

Info

Quick test to check whether using native document object vs 'body' is faster.

Preparation code

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

<div id="context">
<p>Some paragraph</p>
</div>

Preparation code output

Some paragraph

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Test Ops/sec
Body delegate
$('body').delegate('p','click',$.noop);
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Body On
$('body').on('click','p', $.noop);
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Document Delegate
$(document).delegate('p','click',$.noop);
pending…
Document On
$(document).on('click','p',$.noop);
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