selector vs find

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div id='div'> stuff</div>
<div><span>stuff</span></div>

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stuff
stuff

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selector
$("#div")
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find
$("#div").find("span")
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