Before I get into this, I should point out that if you have jQuery on your page, when you type
$ in your console it's indeed jQuery, otherwise, it's defined by your developer tools.
A bit ago, someone on SO asked where does $$() come from? Alex Russell called this "the bling-bling function", and it's part of the Command Line API and will return an array of elements to match a CSS selector. Why the double
$$? Well, the single
$ was already taken: the pioneer of developer tools, Firebug, assigned the
getElementById and so it has remained.
But.. let's be real though, ID's? Who is using ID's anymore? Using
$$ I often tho