jQuery append vs html vs innerHTML list performance

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div id="list" style="display: none;">
</div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var i = 0, len = 200;

};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
  $('#list').empty();

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<div id="list" style="display: none;"> </div>

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Test Ops/sec
jquery .append()
for (; i < len; i++) {
  var html = '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
  $('#list').append(html);
}
pending…
jQuery .html()
var html = '';
for (; i < len; i++) {
  html += '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}

$('#list').html(html);
pending…
javascript innerHTML
var list = document.getElementById('list');
for (; i < len; i++) {
  list.innerHTML = list.innerHTML + '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}
pending…

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