jQuery show/hide vs css("display","none/block")

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

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

<div id="remove"></div>

<script type = "text/javascript">
$elem = $("#remove");

function showElement(element){
      element[0].style.display = "block";
}
function hideElement(element){
      element[0].style.display = "none";
}
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
show/hide
$elem.show();
$elem.hide();
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jquery css
$elem.css("display", "block");
$elem.css("display", "none");
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css 1
$elem[0].style.display = "block"
$elem[0].style.display = "none";
pending…
function
showElement($elem);
hideElement($elem);
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css 2
$elem.get(0).style.display = "block"
$elem.get(0).style.display = "none";
pending…

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