d3.select vs. $('this')

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/d3/2.10.0/d3.v2.min.js"></script>
<section id = "main">
  <div class = "one">
    <p> One </p>
  </div>
  <div class = "two">
    <p> Two </p>
  </div>
</section>
    

Preparation code output

<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/d3/2.10.0/d3.v2.min.js"></script> <section id = "main"> <div class = "one"> <p> One </p> </div> <div class = "two"> <p> Two </p> </div> </section>

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
jQuery
$('#main .one').css("color", "red")
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d3
d3.select("#main .one").style("color", "red")
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