jQuery Template table performance

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Revision 6 of this test case created by Sharath Satish

Info

To test performance of jQuery template for outputting 100 rows each with 10 columns where the columns have fields that can trigger events.

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<script src="http://ajax.microsoft.com/ajax/jquery.templates/beta1/jquery.tmpl.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
  $(function() {
    $('body').delegate('#table .edit a, #table .select a', 'click', function() {
      var $td = $(this).closest('td');
      $td.find('input, select').show();
      $td.find('a').hide();
    });

    $('body').delegate('#table .edit .cancel, $table .select .cancel', 'click', function() {
      var $td = $(this).closest('td');
      $td.find('input, select').hide();
      $td.find('a').show();
    });
  });
</script>
<script type="text/x-jquery-tmpl" id="tmplRow">
<tr>
  <td> <input type = "checkbox" value = "${id}" /> </td>
  <td>${firstName} ${lastName}</td>
  <td class = "edit">
    <a> Edit </a>
    <input style="display:none;" type="hidden" value="Blah" />
    <input class = "cancel" type = "button" value = "cancel" />
  </td>
  <td class="select">
      <a>Select</a>
      <select style = "display:none;">
        <option>0</option>
        <option>1</option>
        <option>2</option>
        <option>3</option>
        <option>4</option>
        <option>5</option>
        <option>6</option>
        <option>7</option>
        <option>8</option>
        <option>9</option>
        <option>10</option>
       </select>
       <input class = "cancel" type = "button" value = "cancel" />
   </td>
   <td>More string</td>
   <td>More string</td>
   <td>More string</td>
   <td>More string</td>
   <td>More string</td>
   <td>More string</td>
</tr >
</script>

<table id="table"></table>
<script>
  var data = [];
 
  for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
    var row = {
      id: i,
      firstName: 'john',
      lastName: 'doe'
    };
 
    data.push(row);
  }
 
  $.template("savedTmpl", document.getElementById("tmplRow").innerHTML);
 
</script>

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jQuery templates
$('#table').html($("#tmplRow").tmpl(data));
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string padding method
var s = [];

for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  s.push('<tr>');
  s.push('<td><input type="checkbox" value="');
  s.push(data[i].id);
  s.push('" /></td><td>');
  s.push(data[i].firstName + ' ');
  s.push(data[i].lastName);
  s.push('</td>');
  s.push('<td class="edit">        <a>Edit</a>        <input style="display:none;" type="hidden" value="Blah" />        <input class="cancel" type="button" value="cancel" />    </td>    <td class="select">        <a>Select</a>        <select style="display:none;">            <option>0</option>            <option>1</option>            <option>2</option>            <option>3</option>            <option>4</option>            <option>5</option>            <option>6</option>            <option>7</option>            <option>8</option>            <option>9</option>            <option>10</option>        </select>        <input class="cancel" type="button" value="cancel" />    </td>    <td>More string</td>    <td>More string</td>    <td>More string</td>    <td>More string</td>    <td>More string</td>    <td>More string</td>');
  s.push('</tr>');
}

$('#table').html(s.join(''));
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Precompiled jQuery template
$("#table").html($.tmpl("savedTmpl", data));
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