jQuery .attr('title') vs .title

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Jasper Howard

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<a href="#" id="link" title="some title">some link</a>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var DOMele = $('#link')[0];
};
</script>

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.attr('title')
var aTitle = $(DOMele).attr('title');
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.title
var aTitle = DOMele.title;
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