jQuery vs Sizzle vs YUI vs QuerySelectorAll - selectors test

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://yui.yahooapis.com/3.7.2/build/yui/yui-min.js">
</script>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<script>
  var j4 = jQuery.noConflict();
</script>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.2/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<script>
  var j2 = jQuery.noConflict();
</script>
<script src="https://linkedin.com/lib/sizzle/1.0/sizzle.js">
</script>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.2/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<script>
  var j82 = jQuery.noConflict();
</script>
<div id="test">
  <div class="testlink">
    <a href="#" id="linkone" title="test">test link</a>
  </div>
  <div class="testmenu">
    <ul>
      <li class="menuitem itemone">
        <a href="#" title="item 1">menu item 1</a>
      </li>
      <li class="menuitem itemtwo">
        <a href="#" title="item 2">menu item 2</a>
      </li>
      <li class="menuitem itemthree">
        not clickable item 3
      </li>
    </ul>
  </div>
</div>
<script>
  var selectors = ['body', 'div', 'body div', 'div a', 'div > a', 'div[class^=test]', 'div, li, a', '.menuitem', 'li.menuitem', '#linkone', 'div#test', 'a[title*=item]', 'a[title=test]', 'li:nth-child(even)', 'li:nth-child(odd)', 'li:last-child', 'li:first-child'];

  var Y = YUI().use('node');
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<div id="test"> <div class="testlink"> <a href="#" id="linkone" title="test">test link</a> </div> <div class="testmenu"> <ul> <li class="menuitem itemone"> <a href="#" title="item 1">menu item 1</a> </li> <li class="menuitem itemtwo"> <a href="#" title="item 2">menu item 2</a> </li> <li class="menuitem itemthree"> not clickable item 3 </li> </ul> </div> </div>

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Test Ops/sec
jQuery 1.4 (with Sizzle)
for (var sel in selectors) {
  j4(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
jQuery 1.2 (no Sizzle)
for (var sel in selectors) {
  j2(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
Sizzle
for (var sel in selectors) {
  Sizzle(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
YUI3
for (var sel in selectors) {
  Y.one(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
querySelectorAll
for (var sel in selectors) {
  document.querySelectorAll(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
YUI3 .all()
for (var sel in selectors) {
  Y.all(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
querySelector
for (var sel in selectors) {
  document.querySelector(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…
jQuery 1.8.2
for (var sel in selectors) {
  j82(selectors[sel]);
}
pending…

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