jQuery parent/child selectors

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The different ways to select (context, pure selector, +find()) DOM elements using jQuery in parent/child scenarios.

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div>
  <ul class="list">
    <li class="test test2">
    </li>
    <li>
    </li>
    <li class="test">
    </li>
    <li class="test">
    </li>
    <li>
    </li>
    <li class="test">
    </li>
    <li>
    </li>
    <li class="test">
    </li>
    <li>
    </li>
    <li class="test">
    </li>
  </ul>
</div>
<div class="test">
</div>
<script>
  var list = document.getElementById('list');
</script>

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var $test = $('.list .test2');
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var $test = $('.test.test2');
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var $test = $('.test2');
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