jQuery chaining

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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>
<div class="div_holder">
<div class="div"></div>
<div class="div"></div>
<div class="div"></div>
</div>

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first()
$('.div_holder').find('.div').first()
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[index]
$('.div_holder').find('.div')[0]
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traverse first()
$('.div_holder .div').first()
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Traverse [index]
$('.div_holder .div')[0]
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