jQuery chaining

JavaScript performance comparison

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Tests whether chaining jQuery function calls is noticeably faster than separate calls.

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id="theDiv">Some text</div>

Preparation code output

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Test Ops/sec
Chained
$('#theDiv').addClass('test').removeClass('test');
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Separate calls
$('#theDiv').addClass('test');
$('#theDiv').removeClass('test');
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Separate calls (cached)
var d = $('#theDiv');
d.addClass('test');
d.removeClass('test');
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Chained (cached)
var theDiv = $('#theDiv');
theDiv.addClass('test').removeClass('test');
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