closest vs parent parent

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by David

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<ul>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
  <li>
    <span>
      <a>test</a>
    </span>
  </li>
</ul>

Preparation code output

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Testing in unknown unknown
Test Ops/sec
closest
$('a').closest('li');
pending…
parent.parent
$('a').parent().parent();
pending…
parents
$('a').parents('li');
pending…

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