$(class elem) vs $(class).find(elem)

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Deryck

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div class="one">
<ul class="menu">
<li>
<a href="#">Yes sir.</a>
</li></ul>
</div>

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class elem
var $elem = $('.one .menu li a');
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class find elem
var $elem = $('.menu').find('li').find('a');
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