jQuery vs createElement

JavaScript performance comparison

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Benchmarks from answer on StackOverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/268490/jquery-document-createelement-equivalent/268520

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.10.2/jquery.min.js"></script>

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Test Ops/sec
$('<div></div>')
var div = $('<div></div>'),
    temp = $('<h4>some sample text</h4>').attr('class', 'someClass');

div.append(temp);
 
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createElement
var div = $(document.createElement('div')), 
    temp = $(document.createElement('h4')).attr('class', 'someClass').html('some sample text');

div.append(temp);
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$('<div>')
var div = $('<div>'),
    temp = $('<h4>').attr('class', 'someClass').html('some sample text');

div.append(temp);
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