YUI v3.9.1 vs. jQuery v1.9.1 DOM queries

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 50 of this test case created by Jacob

Preparation code

<script src="http://yui.yahooapis.com/3.9.1/build/yui/yui-min.js"></script>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id="test">
  <div class="testlink">
    <a href="#" id="linkone" title="test">test link</a>
  <div class="testmenu">
      <li class="menuitem itemone">
        <a href="#" title="item 1">menu item 1</a>
      <li class="menuitem itemtwo">
        <a href="#" title="item 2">menu item 2</a>
      <li class="menuitem itemthree">
        not clickable item 3
var selectors = ['body', 'div', 'body div', 'div a', 'div > a', 'div[class^=test]', 'div, li, a', '.menuitem', 'li.menuitem', '#linkone', 'div#test', 'a[title*=item]', 'a[title=test]', 'li:nth-child(even)', 'li:nth-child(odd)', 'li:last-child', 'li:first-child'];
var Y;
YUI().use("node", function (y) {Y = y;});

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Test Ops/sec
jQuery v1.9.1
for (var sel in selectors) {
YUI v3.9.1
for (var sel in selectors) {

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