jQuery vs JavaScript Performance Comparison

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 16 of this test case created by

Preparation code

<div id="hello"></div>
<div class="bye"></div>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>


Preparation code output

<div id="hello"></div> <div class="bye"></div>

Test runner

Warning! For accurate results, please disable Firebug before running the tests. (Why?)

Java applet disabled.

Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
jQuery ID Selector
var $el = $('#hello');
JavaScript ID Selector
var $el = document.getElementById('#hello');
jQuery Class Selector
var $el = $('.bye');
JavaScript Class Selector
var $el = document.querySelector('.bye');

Compare results of other browsers


You can edit these tests or add even more tests to this page by appending /edit to the URL.

1 Comment

stephen wille commented :

this won't work. it shouldn't have the #

var $el = document.getElementById('#hello');