jQuery append vs html vs innerHTML list performance

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-git2.min.js"></script>

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

};

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

};
</script>

Preparation code output

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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