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// The `quickEach` method will pass a non-unique jQuery instance
// to the callback meaning that there will be no need to instantiate
// a fresh jQuery instance on each iteration. Most of the slow-down
// inherent in jQuery's native iterator method (`each`) is the constant
// need to have access to jQuery's methods, and so most developers
// see constructing multiple instances as no issue... E.g.
// $(...).each(function(){ $(this)... $(this)... $(this)... });
// A better approach would be `quickEach`.
jQuery.fn.quickEach = (function(){
var jq = jQuery([1]);
return function(c) {
var i = -1, el, len = this.length;
try {
while (
++i < len &&
(el = jq[0] = this[i]) &&, i, el) !== false
} finally {
delete jq[0];
return this;
// E.g.
// `this` is a jQuery object
this.attr('id', 'd' + i).css('color', 'red'); // etc.
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