jquery vs createElement

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 9 of this test case created by Mike Botsko

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id="root"></div>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var rootEl = document.getElementById('root');
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
jquery
var test = $('<span>').addClass('fake');
rootEl.appendChild(test[0]);
pending…
createElement
var test = $(document.createElement('span')).addClass('fake');
rootEl.appendChild(test[0]);
pending…

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