val() v .value

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Doug Avery

Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<input id="testme" value="Test!" />
<script>
  var $testme = $('#testme');
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<input id="testme" value="Test!" />

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
Get: val()
var element_value = $testme.val();
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Get: .value
var element_value = $testme[0].value;
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Set: val()
$testme.val('jQuery');
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Set: .value
$testme[0].value = 'no jQuery';
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