selector vs target

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Josh

Preparation code

<div id="myDiv"><a href="" data-title="test"></a></div>

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 

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Test Ops/sec
selector
$('#myDiv').on('click','a',function(e){
var msg=$(this).data('title');
console.log(msg);
});
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target
$('#myDiv').on('click','a',function(e){
var msg=$(e.target).data('title');
console.log(msg);
});
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