jQuery prop('checked') vs. is(':checked')

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A quick test to see if prop('checked') or is(':checked') is faster with jQuery.

Preparation code

<script src="//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

<input type="checkbox" value="y" name="my-test-checkbox" id="my-test-checkbox" checked>
<script>
  var $el = $('#my-test-checkbox');
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
.prop()
$el.prop('checked');
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.is(':checked')
$el.is(':checked');
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attr("checked")
$el.attr("checked");
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.checked
$el[0].checked;
pending…

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