jQ.Mobi

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 37 of this test case created by Devin Rhode

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edit: added raw JS baseline.

Someone please change jquery to jquery mobile. Revision 25 had an error.

Preparation code

<script src="//staging-ian.appmobi.com/game/zepto.min.js">
</script>
<script src="//staging-ian.appmobi.com/game/jq.mobi.min.js">
</script>
<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div id="container">
</div>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var d = document;
    d.id = function(el) {
      return d.getElementById(el);
    }
    HTMLElement.prototype.append = function(el) {
      this.appendChild(el);
    }
    var jp = {}; //jp, jquery style syntax, utilizing prototypes
    jp.create = function(el) {
      return d.createElement(el);
    }
};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
    document.getElementById("container").innerHTML = "";
};
</script>

Preparation code output

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Test Ops/sec
jQ.Mobi
var ul = jq("<ul/>");
var i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i += 1) {
  var li = jq("<li>hello world jq.Mobi</li>");
  ul.append(li);
}
jq("#container").append(ul);
pending…
jQuery
var ul = jQuery("<ul/>");
var i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i += 1) {
  var li = jQuery("<li>hello world jQuery</li>");
  ul.append(li);
}
jQuery("#container").append(ul);
pending…
Zepto
var ul = Zepto("<ul/>");
var i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i += 1) {
  var li = Zepto("<li>hello world Zepto</li>");
  Zepto(ul).append(li);
}
Zepto("#container").append(ul);
pending…
Raw JS - Building DOM nodes
var ul = document.createElement("ul");
var i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i += 1) {
  var li = document.createElement("li");
  li.innerText = 'hello world raw JS';
  ul.appendChild(li);
}
d.id("container").appendChild(ul);
pending…
Raw JS - innerHTML style
var ul = "<ul>", i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  var li = "<li>hello world NoFramework</li>";
  ul += li;
}
ul += "</ul>";
d.id("container").innerHTML = ul;
pending…
Prototype based jquery idea
var ul = jp.create("ul");
var i;
for (i = 0; i < 100; i += 1) {
  var li = jp.create("li");
  li.innerText = 'hello world raw JS';
  ul.append(li);
}
d.id("container").append(ul);
pending…

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