jquery vs createElement

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 62 of this test case created by Ben

Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>

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jQuery object
var test = $('<span />', { class: 'test-class' });
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jQuery string
var test = $('<span class="test-class" />');
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createElement
var test = $(document.createElement('span')).addClass('test-class');
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full native
var test = document.createElement('span');
test.classList.add('test-class');
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