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
$('document')
.on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).addClass('test') })
.on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).removeClass('test') })
;
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Separate calls
$('document').on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).addClass('test') });
$('document').on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).removeClass('test') });
pending…
Separate calls (cached)
var d = $('document');
d.on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).addClass('test') });
d.on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).removeClass('test') });
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Cached + chained
var d = $('document');
d.on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).addClass('test') }).on('click','#theDiv',function() { $(this).removeClass('test') });
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