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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$('<div>' , {text: 'test'})
var page = new Element("div",{id:"projects",class:"page activePage"});
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$('<div></div>', {text: 'test'})
$('<div></div>',{ text :'test' })
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document.createElement
$(document.createElement('div')).text('test')
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$('<div>tekst</div>')
$('<div>tekst</div>')
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node = document.createElement("a");node.setAttribute("href", "");node.setAttribute("class", "ui-link-inherit");
node = document.createElement("a");
node.href = "";
node.className = "ui-link-inherit";
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$(document.createElement("a"), {"href": "","class": "ui-link-inherit"});
$(document.createElement("a"), {"href": "","class": "ui-link-inherit"});
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