JavaScript template engine compare

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No precompile. @see precompile at http://jsperf.com/javascript-template-engine-compare/3

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="https://raw.github.com/linkedin/dustjs/master/dist/dust-full-1.1.1.js">
</script>
<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/handlebars.js/1.0.0.beta2/handlebars.min.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']
  };

  window.maskTemplateRaw = "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 > '#{.}'\
                                }"
;
  window.maskDom = mask.compile(maskTemplateRaw)

  //JsRender compiled template (no encoding)
  window.jsRenderTemplateRaw = "<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>";
  window.jsRenderTemplate = $.templates(jsRenderTemplateRaw);

  window.mustacheTemplateRaw = "<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>";

  window.underscoreTemplateRaw = "<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>";
  window.underscoreTemplate = _.template(underscoreTemplateRaw);

  window.underscoreTemplateNoWithRaw = "<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>";
  window.underscoreTemplateNoWith = _.template(underscoreTemplateNoWithRaw, null, {
    variable: 'data'
  });


  window.doTtemplateRaw = "<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>";
  window.doTtemplate = doT.template(doTtemplateRaw);


  window.dustTemplateRaw = "<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>";
  window.dustTemplate = dust.compile(dustTemplateRaw, 'tpl');
  dust.loadSource(dustTemplate);

  window.handlebarsTemplateRaw ="<div><h3 class='header'>{{{header}}}</h3><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>{{#each list}}<li>{{{.}}}</li>{{/each}}</ul></div>";

window.handlebarsTemplate = Handlebars.compile(handlebarsTemplateRaw);

</script>
<div id="template" style="">
</div>

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doT.js
/*$('#template').empty().append(doTtemplate(sharedVariables));*/

var fn = doT.template(doTtemplateRaw);
$('#template').empty().append(fn(sharedVariables));
++sharedVariables.list[0];
 
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Underscore.js Template
/*$('#template').empty().append(underscoreTemplate(sharedVariables));*/

var fn = _.template(underscoreTemplateRaw);
$('#template').empty().append(fn(sharedVariables));
++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Underscore.js Template (No "with")
/*$('#template').empty().append(underscoreTemplateNoWith(sharedVariables));*/

var fn = _.template(underscoreTemplateNoWithRaw, null, {
  variable: 'data'
});
$('#template').empty().append(fn(sharedVariables));

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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JsRender
$('#template').empty().append(jsRenderTemplate.render(sharedVariables));
/*
var fn = $.templates(jsRenderTemplateRaw);
$('#template').empty().append(fn.render(sharedVariables));
*/

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Mustache.js Template
$('#template').empty().append(Mustache.render(mustacheTemplateRaw,sharedVariables));

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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MaskJs renderDom
/*$('#template').empty().append(mask.renderDom(maskDom,sharedVariables));*/

$('#template').empty().append(mask.render(maskTemplateRaw,sharedVariables));

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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dust
dust.render('tpl',sharedVariables, function(err, html) {
  if (html) $('#template').empty().append(html);
});

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Handlebars
$('#template').empty().append(handlebarsTemplate(sharedVariables));

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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