jQuery vs createElement

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 189 of this test case created by Philipp

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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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$('<div>')
$('<div data-test="324" data-test2="asdasda">')
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$('<div></div>')
$('<div data-test="324" data-test2="asdasda">add some content text</div>')
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document.createElement
var elem = document.createElement('div');
elem.appendChild(document.createTextNode("add some content text"));
elem.setAttribute('data-test', '324');
elem.setAttribute('data-test2', 'asdasd');
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