Wednesday, August 20, 2014

choosing native javascript vs jquery - links


At some point every front end developer comes to thought that in some cases using native JS can be preferential to jQuery due to performance overhead. Below is the list of articles I've recently came across that cover this topic.
  1. Short speed selector comparison: http://www.sitepoint.com/jquery-vs-raw-javascript-1-dom-forms/
  2. jsPerf speed comparison: http://jsperf.com/jquery-vs-javascript-performance-comparison/22
  3. this in DOM elements: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4651923/when-to-use-vanilla-javascript-vs-jquery
  4. List of most used code snippets jQuery->Javascript : https://gist.github.com/liamcurry/2597326
  5. Bonus :) What is VanillaJS?: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20435653/what-is-vanillajs and http://vanilla-js.com/ website