jQuery append vs html vs innerHTML list performance

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 166 of this test case created by Shadow Fox

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 len = 20;

};
</script>

Preparation code output

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

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Test Ops/sec
jquery .append()
var $list = $('#list');
var html = '';
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  html += '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}

$list.append(html);
pending…
jQuery .html()
var html = '';
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  html += '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}

$('#list').html(html);
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javascript innerHTML
var $list = $('#list'),
  finalStr = '';

for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  finalStr = finalStr + '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}

$list[0].innerHTML = finalStr;
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Concat
var html = [];

for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  html.push('<div>Test ' + i + '</div>');
}

$('#list')[0].innerHTML = html.join('');
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