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delegated event performance based on container element

 
Gregg Bolinger
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When using delegated events and the on() function, is there any significant performance loss if the container element is something like the body element? I usually try and find the closest parent that I know will be on the page. My assumption is that the less jQuery has to navigate from container to handler, the better. But I really don't know that for sure.
 
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You are talking milliseconds of difference. If you need high performance in a game, closer is better. For a form, does not make a difference.
 
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Thanks, Eric.
 
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