parent() vs parentNode simple

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Test case created by Sam Korn

Preparation code

<div id="outer" class="myClass">
<div id="inner">
</div>
</div>
<div id="other" class="myClass"></div>
<div id="another" class="myClass"></div>
<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
  var el = document.getElementById('inner');
</script>

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parent()
$(el).parent();
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parentNode
el.parentNode
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