Vanilla JS vs jQuery

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 3 of this test case created by Igor

Preparation code

<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.0.3.js"></script>
<div id="myelement">some text</div>

Preparation code output

some text

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Test Ops/sec
Vanilla JS
var str = document.getElementById('myelement').text;

document.getElementById('myelement').innerHTML = "I was written with JavaScript!";
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jQuery
var str = $("#myelement").text();

$("#myelement").html("I was written with jQuery!");
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