selector vs find

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Josh

Preparation code

<div id="myDiv">
<a href="#"></a>
</div>
<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 

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selector
$('#myDiv a').on('click',function(e){
   e.preventDefault();
});
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find
$('#myDiv').find('a').on('click',function(e){
   e.preventDefault();
});
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