jQuery object caching

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Eduardo García

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<ul id="test-list">
</ul>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var $testList = $('#test-list');
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    $testList.html('');
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
Without object caching
$('#test-list').append('<li>Hello world!</li>');
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With object caching
$testList.append('<li>Hello world!</li>');
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