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/2.0.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
 

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div
$('<div>')
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div/div
$('<div></div>')
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document.createElement
$(document.createElement('div')).addClass('divClass').css('color','red')
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div class
$('<div class="divClass" style="color:red"/>')
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