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>
<ul id="list">
</ul>
<div id="myDiv">
</div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var len = 20;

};

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

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<ul id="list"> </ul> <div id="myDiv"> </div>

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Test Ops/sec
jQuery .html()
var list = $('#list');
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  list.html(list.html() + '<li>Test ' + i + '</li>');
}
pending…
javascript innerHTML
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  document.getElementById('list').innerHTML += '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}
pending…
jquery .append()
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  $('#list').append("<li>Test " + i + "</li>");
}
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