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="the-div">
<span class="foo">Some</span> <span class="bar">text</span>
</div>

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Test Ops/sec
Chained
$('#the-div')
.find('.foo').addClass('test').end()
.find('.bar').addClass('test');
pending…
Separate calls
$('#the-div .foo').addClass('test');
$('#the-div .bar').addClass('test');
pending…
Separate calls (cached)
var div = $('#the-div');
div.find('.foo').addClass('test');
div.find('.bar').addClass('test');
pending…

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