exoskeleton vs backbone events

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src='//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/lodash.js/2.2.0/lodash.underscore.js'></script>
<script src='//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/backbone.js/1.1.0/backbone-min.js'></script>
<script>var bbEvents = Backbone.Events;</script>
<script>var extend = _.extend; window._ = null;</script>
<script src="https://github.com/paulmillr/exoskeleton/releases/download/0.5.1/exoskeleton.js"></script>
<script>var exosEvents = Exoskeleton.Events;</script>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var numEvents = 3;
    var numListeners = 100;
    var bb = extend({x:0}, bbEvents);
    var exos = extend({x:0}, exosEvents);
   
    [bb, exos].forEach(function(obj) {
      obj.on('event1', function() { obj.x++; });
      obj.on('event2', function() { obj.x++; });
      obj.off();
    });
};
</script>

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Exoskeleton
var a, b, c, i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  a = Math.random() * 5;
  b = Math.random() * 10;
  c = Math.random() * 20;
  exos.trigger('event' + i, a, b, c);
}
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Backbone
var a, b, c, i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  a = Math.random() * 5;
  b = Math.random() * 10;
  c = Math.random() * 20;
  bb.trigger('event' + i, a, b, c);
}
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