Caching jQuery selectors

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src=""></script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var el = $('html')[0];

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empty literal
var i = 100;
while (--i) $(el);
pre-allocated array
var $el = $(el);
var i = 100;
while (--i) $el

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