Templating: Kendo vs jQuery vs Sencha

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 8 of this test case created by Erik

Info

Since this is my very first test on JSPerf, I'd really appreciate any improvements and critics concerning the code and the concept.

Thx

Preparation code

<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.1.min.js"></script>
<script src="//ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jquery.templates/beta1/jquery.tmpl.js"></script>

<script src="//extjs.cachefly.net/touch/sencha-touch-2.0.0/sencha-touch-all-debug.js"></script>

<script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.2.621/js/kendo.all.min.js"></script>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    window.tpl = {};
    tpl.data = [{
            color: '#00FF66',
            name: 'Metallica',
            origin: 'California'
        },{
            color:'#0066FF',
            name:'Blumentopf',
            origin:'Germany'
        },{
            color:'#66FF00',
            name:'Alestorm',
            origin:'Scotland'
        },{
            color:'#6600FF',
            name:'Enter Shikari',
            origin:'England'
    }];
    tpl.length = 80;
    tpl.longtemplate = [];
    var i = 0;
    for (i=0;i<tpl.length;i++) {
     tpl.longtemplate.push('<li><b style="color:${color}">${name}</b> (${origin})</li>');
    }
    tpl.jquery = $.template(tpl.longtemplate.join(''));
    tpl.kendo = kendo.template(tpl.longtemplate.join(''));
   
    tpl.longtemplate = [];
    var i = 0;
    for (i=0;i<tpl.length;i++) {
     tpl.longtemplate.push('<li><b style="color:${data.color}">${data.name}</b> (${data.origin})</li>');
    }
   
    tpl.kendo_noUseWithBlock = kendo.template(tpl.longtemplate.join(''), {useWithBlock: false});
   
    tpl.longtemplate = [];
    tpl.longtemplate.push('<tpl for=".">');
    var i = 0;
    for (i=0;i<tpl.length;i++) {
     tpl.longtemplate.push('<li><b style="color:{color}">{name}</b> ({origin})</li>');
    }
    tpl.longtemplate.push('</tpl>');
   
    tpl.sencha = Ext.create('Ext.XTemplate',tpl.longtemplate.join(''), {compiled: true});
};
</script>

Preparation code output

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Testing in unknown unknown
Test Ops/sec
jQuery
$.tmpl(tpl.jquery, tpl.data);
pending…
Kendo UI
kendo.render(tpl.kendo, tpl.data);
pending…
Kendo UI noUseWithBlock
kendo.render(tpl.kendo_noUseWithBlock, tpl.data);
pending…
Sencha
tpl.sencha.apply(tpl.data);
//tpl.test([],tpl.data,{},1,1);
pending…

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1 comment

Erik (revision owner) commented :

Seems like Sencha is performing significantly worse on templates with more than 4800 characters

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