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/1.7.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
 

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$('<div>')
$('<div>', {
  "id": "foo",
  "class": "bar",
  "data-role": "button",
});
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$('<div></div>')
$('<div id="foo" class="bar" data-role="button"></div>')
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document.createElement
var x = document.createElement('div');
x.setAttribute("id", "foo");
x.setAttribute("class", "bar");
x.setAttribute("data-role", "button");
$(x);
 
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string
var x = '<div id="foo" class="bar" data-role="button"></div>';
$(x);
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