jQuery .eq() vs. :eq()

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/dojo/1/dojo/dojo.xd.js"></script>
<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<ul>
  <li></li>
  <li></li>
  <li></li>
  <li></li>
  <li></li>
</ul>
 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var $ul = $(document.getElementsByTagName('ul'));
    var help_wrapper = $([1]);
};
</script>

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.eq()
$ul.children().eq(0);
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:eq()
$ul.children(':eq(0)');
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.get()
$ul.children().get(0);
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[]
help_wrapper.context = help_wrapper[0] = $ul.children()[0];
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