JavaScript template engine compare

JavaScript performance comparison

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precompile. @test also http://jsperf.com/javascript-template-engine-compare/2

Preparation code

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<script src="https://raw.github.com/documentcloud/underscore/master/underscore.js">
</script>
<script src="https://raw.github.com/janl/mustache.js/master/mustache.js">
</script>
<script src="http://borismoore.github.com/jsrender/jsrender.js">
</script>
<script src="https://github.com/olado/doT/raw/master/doT.js">
</script>
<script src="https://raw.github.com/tenbits/MaskJS/master/lib/mask.js">
</script>
<script src="http://dizaina.net/z/min.js">
</script>
<script src="http://dte.interfaced.ru/dist/cute.js">
</script>
<!--External Template Definitions-->
<script>
  window.sharedVariables = {
    header: "Header",
    header2: "Header2",
    header3: "Header3",
    header4: "Header4",
    header5: "Header5",
    header6: "Header6",
    list: ['1000000000', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7', '8', '9', '10']
  };

  var templates = window.templates = {};

  templates.maskDom = mask.compile("div { \
                                            h1.header > '#{header}'\
                                            h2.header2 > '#{header2}'\
                                            h3.header3 > '#{header3}'\
                                            h4.header4 > '#{header4}'\
                                            h5.header5 > '#{header5}'\
                                            h6.header6 > '#{header6}'\
                                            ul.list > list value='list' > li.item > '#{.}'\
                                        }"
);

  //JsRender compiled template (no encoding)
  templates.jsRender = $.templates("<div><h1 class='header'>{{:header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{:header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{:header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{:header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{:header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{:header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{for list}}<li class='item'>{{:#data}}</li>{{/for}}</ul></div>");

  templates.mustache = Mustache.compile("<div><h1 class='header'>{{{header}}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{{header2}}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{{header3}}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{{header4}}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{{header5}}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{{header6}}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{#list}}<li class='item'>{{{.}}}</li>{{/list}}</ul></div>");

  templates.underscore = _.template("<div><h1 class='header'><%= header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for (var i = 0, l = list.length; i < l; i++) { %><li class='item'><%= list[i] %></li><% } %></ul></div>");

  templates.underscoreNoWith = _.template("<div><h1 class='header'><%= data.header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= data.header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= data.header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= data.header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= data.header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= data.header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for (var i = 0, l = data.list.length; i < l; i++) { %><li class='item'><%= data.list[i] %></li><% } %></ul></div>", null, {
    variable: 'data'
  });

  templates.doT = doT.template("<div><h1 class='header'>{{=it.header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{=it.header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{=it.header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{=it.header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{=it.header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{=it.header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{ for (var i=0,l=it.list.length;i<l;i++) { }}<li class='item'>{{=it.list[i]}}</li>{{ } }}</ul></div>");

  var doZRaw = "<div><h1 class='header'>{{header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{foreach list}}<li class='item'>{{el.value}}</li>{{/foreach}}</ul></div>";
  js.util.LogicTemplate.options.checkVars = true;
  templates.doZ = js.util.LogicTemplate.getJSF(doZRaw);
  js.util.LogicTemplate.options.checkVars = false;
  templates.doZWithoutCheck = js.util.LogicTemplate.getJSF(doZRaw);

  /* cuteJS templates */
  var cute = new cuteJS.Engine();
  var cuteTemplate = "<div><h1 class='header'>{{= this.header }}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{= this.header2 }}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{= this.header3 }}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{= this.header4 }}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{= this.header5 }}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{= this.header6 }}</h6>" + "<ul class='list'>{{ for (var i =0; i < this.list.length; i++) { }}<li class='item'>{{= this.list[i] }}</li>{{ } }}</ul></div>";
  cute.register("cute", cuteTemplate, templates);

  /**
   * @typedef {{
   *     header: string,
   *     header2: string,
   *     header3: string,
   *     header4: string,
   *     header5: string,
   *     header6: string,
   *     list: Array
   * }}
   */

  templates.CuteStaticIn;
  /**
   * @typedef {{
   *     root: DocumentFragment
   * }}
   */

  templates.CuteStaticOut;
  /**
   * @param {templates.CuteStaticIn} data
   * @param {?cuteJS.TemplateOptions} [options]
   * @return {templates.CuteStaticOut}
   */

  templates.cuteStatic = function(data, options) {
    /**
     * @this {templates.CuteStaticIn}
     * @return {templates.CuteStaticOut}
     */

    var _template = function() {
        var templatesData = {};
        /**
         * @param {string} key
         * @param {templates.CuteStaticOut} exports
         * @param {*} value
         */

        var exportFunction = function(value, key, exports) {
            var errMessage = "Include name is already defined: " + key;
            switch (key) {
            case "root":
              if (!exports.root) {
                exports.root = value;
              } else {
                throw new Error(errMessage);
              }
              break;
            default:
              throw new Error('UNKNOWN KEY ' + key);
              break;
            }
            };
        var __p = '';
        __p += '<div><h1 class=\'header\'>' + (this.header) + '</h1><h2 class=\'header2\'>' + (this.header2) + '</h2><h3 class=\'header3\'>' + (this.header3) + '</h3><h4 class=\'header4\'>' + (this.header4) + '</h4><h5 class=\'header5\'>' + (this.header5) + '</h5><h6 class=\'header6\'>' + (this.header6) + '</h6><ul class=\'list\'>';
        for (var i = 0; i < this.list.length; i++) {;
          __p += '<li class=\'item\'>' + (this.list[i]) + '</li>';
        };
        __p += '</ul></div>';

        return cuteJS.buildResult(__p, templatesData, exportFunction, options);
        };
    return _template.call(data);
  };
  console.log(templates);
</script>
<div id="template" style="">
</div>

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Test Ops/sec
doT.js
var result = templates.doT(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
Underscore.js Template
var result = templates.underscore(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
Underscore.js Template (No "with")
var result = templates.underscoreNoWith(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
JsRender
var result = templates.jsRender.render(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
Mustache.js Template
var result = templates.mustache(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
MaskJS renderDom
var result = mask.renderDom(templates.maskDom, sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
MaskJS (renderHtml)
var result = mask.renderHtml(templates.maskDom, sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
Zibx tpl
var result = templates.doZ.f(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
Zibx tpl without var check
var result = templates.doZWithoutCheck.f(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
pending…
cuteJS
var result = templates.cute(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result.root);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
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cuteJS (compiled)
var result = templates.cuteStatic(sharedVariables);
$('#template').empty().append(result.root);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
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