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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$('<div>')
<body>
<div id="test" style="position:absolute; height:1000px; width:600px; margin:auto; margin-top:200px; padding:30px; left:0px; right:0px;" ></div>
</body>
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$('<div></div>')
$('<div></div>')
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document.createElement
$(document.createElement('div'))
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