JavaScript template engine compare

JavaScript performance comparison

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<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/underscore.js/1.4.4/underscore-min.js"></script>
<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/handlebars.js/1.0.0-rc.4/handlebars.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://raw.github.com/BorisMoore/jsrender/master/jsrender.js"></script>
<script src="https://raw.github.com/olado/doT/master/doT.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/mustache.js/0.7.2/mustache.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/dustjs-linkedin/1.2.0/dust-core.min.js">
<script src="http://tenbits.github.io/MaskJS/lib/mask.js"></script>
</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 > % each='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.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.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>";
</script>

<div id="template" style=""></div>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    window.template = document.querySelector('#template')
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    template.innerHTML = '';
};
</script>

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doT.js
template.innerHTML = doT.template(doTtemplateRaw)(sharedVariables);

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Underscore.js Template
var fn = _.template(underscoreTemplateRaw);
template.innerHTML = fn(sharedVariables);
++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Underscore.js Template (No "with")
var fn = _.template(underscoreTemplateNoWithRaw, null, {variable: 'data'});
template.innerHTML = fn(sharedVariables);

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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JsRender
var fn = $.templates(jsRenderTemplateRaw);
template.innerHTML = fn.render(sharedVariables);

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Mustache.js Template
template.innerHTML = Mustache.render(mustacheTemplateRaw, sharedVariables);

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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MaskJs renderDom
template.appendChild(mask.render(maskTemplateRaw, sharedVariables));

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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Handlebars
template.innerHTML = Handlebars.compile(handlebarsTemplateRaw)(sharedVariables);

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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dust
dust.compile(dustTemplateRaw, 'tpl');
dust.render('tpl',sharedVariables, function(err, html) {
  template.innerHTML = '';
  template.innerHTML = html;
});

++sharedVariables.list[0];
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