Very simple JavaScript tuning

I noticed that a piece of JavaScript code takes a long time to execute. So, i created a simple time stamp code to help me better understand how much time the code takes to execute:

var startTime = new Date();
// do some processing
var endTime = new Date();
var timeDiff = endTime.getTime() - startTime.getTime();

After some tweaking, I found out that if I create HTML on a temporary variable and do a single innerHTML call at the end is significantly faster than calling innerHTML on every little piece of HTML code that I want to add. This simple change improved my code from 1800 ms to 25 ms, what a big difference!


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