jQuery vs JavaScript Performance Comparison

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<div id="main">
<p>Test</p>
<p>Test</p>
<p>Test</p>
<p>Test</p>
<p>Test</p>
<p>Test</p>
<p>Test</p>
</div>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>

    

Preparation code output

<div id="main"> <p>Test</p> <p>Test</p> <p>Test</p> <p>Test</p> <p>Test</p> <p>Test</p> <p>Test</p> </div>

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jQuery
var string = "";

$("#main").find("p").each(function () {
    string += "p ";
});
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JavaScript
var main = document.getElementById("main"),
    paragraphs = main.getElementsByTagName("p"),
    i = 0,
    string = "";

for (i; i < paragraphs.length; i++) {
    string += "p ";
}
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