cloneNode vs createElement Performance

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>
  var img = document.createElement("img");
  img.src = "";
  var div = document.createElement("div");
  div.className = "myclass1 myclass2";
  var input = document.createElement("input");
  input.type = "checkbox";
  input.className = "myinputclass";
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var myView = Backbone.View.extend({
  initialize: function () {
  _.clone({foo: 'bar'});
  _.clone({x: ['y']});


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init element

new myView();

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