$.empty()

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<div id='x'></div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var box = document.createDocumentFragment()
    x = document.getElementById('x')
  for (var i = 20000; i--;)
    box.appendChild(document.createElement('DIV'))
  x.appendChild(box)

};
</script>

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<div id='x'></div>

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Test Ops/sec
innerHTML
x.innerHTML = ''
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while
while(x.firstChild)
  x.removeChild(x.firstChild)
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