append() vs appendTo()

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<p id="container">
</p>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var span = "<span>Hello</span>";
    var $target = $("#container");
    var itr = 1000;
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    $target.html('');
};
</script>

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append()
// async test
for( var i = 0; i <= itr; i++ ){
  $target.append(span);
}
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appendTo
// async test
for( var i = 0; i <= itr; i++ ){
  $(span).appendTo($target);
}
pending…

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