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/jquery.min.js"></script>
 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    function $create(element) {
     return $(document.createElement(element));
    }
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
$('<div>')
$('<div>')
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$('<div></div>')
$('<div></div>')
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document.createElement
document.createElement('div')
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$create(element)
$create('div')
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