Browser Diet jQuery vs Javascript Performance Test

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 2 of this test case created by Dan Mathisen

Info

We'll modify an element's text and then change a couple CSS properties.

Preparation code

<div id="text">Let's change this text</div>

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 

Preparation code output

Let's change this text

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Test Ops/sec
jQuery
$('#text').html('The text is changed').css({
        backgroundColor: 'red',
        color: 'yellow'
});
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Javascript
var text = document.getElementById('text');
text.innerHTML = 'The text is changed';
text.style.backgroundColor = 'red';
text.style.color = 'yellow';
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