Get JavaScript Object From jQuery

Today I searched Get JavaScript Object From jQuery trying to fix old code. I wanted to fix it by using some jQuery selectors but I still wanted to use most of the old JavaScript code. I initial passes up the jQuery page on the .get() method but then came back to it and was exactly what I needed.

Retrieve the DOM elements matched by the jQuery object.

So it was simple to get the first element of the selector with the get object.


var javascriptVar = $("#jQuerySelector").get(0);

This worked perfectly and allowed all of the old javascirpt to function with the more advanced selector than the good old document.getElementById()

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