jQuery append vs html vs innerHTML list performance

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 231 of this test case created by maksim

Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div id="list" style="display:none">
</div>
<script type="text/javascript">
 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');

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

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

document.getElementById('list').innerHTML = html.join('');
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fragment
var list = $('#list'),
    fragment = $(document.createDocumentFragment());

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

list.append(fragment);
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