jquery vs createElement

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 20 of this test case created by Nazin

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id="sandbox"></div>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var sandbox = $('#sandbox');
    sandbox.html('')
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    sandbox.html('')
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
jquery
var test = $(document.createElement('span'));
sandbox.html(test);
pending…
create 1
var test = document.createElement('span');
sandbox.html(test);
pending…
create 2
var test = $('<span />');
sandbox.html(test);
pending…
string
var test = '<span></span>';
sandbox.html(test);
pending…

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