Angular VS Knockout VS Ember

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 433 of this test case created by angluarDomElements

Preparation code

<!-- Jquery -->
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.2.min.js"></script>

<!-- Angular -->
<div ng-app>
  Angular:
  <span ng-controller="Ctrl" id="angList"><span ng-repeat="item in data">{{item}}</span></span>
</div>

<script src="http://code.angularjs.org/angular-1.0.1.min.js"></script>

<script>
  var Ctrl = function($scope){
    $scope.data = [];
  }
  
  angular.element(document).ready(function() {
    var ang_scope = $('#angList').scope();
    
    window.ANGclear = function(){
      ang_scope.data.splice(0, ang_scope.data.length);
      ang_scope.$digest();
    };
    window.ANGpush = function(data){
      ang_scope.data.push(data);
      ang_scope.$digest();
    };
  });
</script> 



<!-- Knockout -->
<div id="koapp">
  Knockout:
  <span data-bind="foreach: data"><span data-bind="text: $data"></span></span>
</div>

<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/knockout/2.0.0/knockout-min.js"></script>

<script>
  var KOData = ko.observableArray();
  var KOviewmodel = {data: KOData};
  
  ko.applyBindings(KOviewmodel, document.getElementById('koapp'));
  var KOclear = function (){
    KOData.splice(0, KOData().length);
  };
  var KOpush = function (data){
    KOData.push(data);
  };
</script>


<!-- Ember -->

<div id="emapp">
  Ember:
  <script type="text/x-handlebars">
    <span>
      {{#each EMapp.data}}<span>{{this}}</span>{{/each}}
    </span>
  </script>
</div>

<script>
  var ENV = {EXTEND_PROTOTYPES: false};
</script>

<script src="https://github.com/downloads/emberjs/ember.js/ember-0.9.8.1.min.js"></script>

<script>
  EMapp = Ember.Application.create({
    rootElement: $('#emapp')
  });
  EMapp.data = Ember.A();
  
  EMclear = function () {
    EMapp.data.clear();
  };
  EMpush = function (data) {
    EMapp.data.pushObject(data);
  };
</script>

<!-- Pure JavaScript -->
<div>
  JavaScript:
  <span id="JavaScriptList"></span>
</div>

<script>
var fn = function() {
    js = {
        scope: document.getElementById("JavaScriptList"),
        data: []
    },
    digest = function () {
        js.scope.innerHTML = "";
        js.data.forEach(function (value,index) {
            js.scope.appendChild(document.createTextNode(js.data[index]));
        })
    };
   
    window.JSclear = function(){
        js.data.splice(0, js.data.length);
        digest(js);
    };
    window.JSpush = function(data){
        js.data.push(data);
        digest(js);
    };

    window.JSpush(1);
};

document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', fn, false);

</script> 



    

Preparation code output

<!-- Jquery --> <!-- Angular --> <div ng-app> Angular: <span ng-controller="Ctrl" id="angList"><span ng-repeat="item in data">{{item}}</span></span> </div> <script src="http://code.angularjs.org/angular-1.0.1.min.js"></script> <script> var Ctrl = function($scope){ $scope.data = []; } angular.element(document).ready(function() { var ang_scope = $('#angList').scope(); window.ANGclear = function(){ ang_scope.data.splice(0, ang_scope.data.length); ang_scope.$digest(); }; window.ANGpush = function(data){ ang_scope.data.push(data); ang_scope.$digest(); }; }); </script> <!-- Knockout --> <div id="koapp"> Knockout: <span data-bind="foreach: data"><span data-bind="text: $data"></span></span> </div> <script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/knockout/2.0.0/knockout-min.js"></script> <script> var KOData = ko.observableArray(); var KOviewmodel = {data: KOData}; ko.applyBindings(KOviewmodel, document.getElementById('koapp')); var KOclear = function (){ KOData.splice(0, KOData().length); }; var KOpush = function (data){ KOData.push(data); }; </script> <!-- Ember --> <div id="emapp"> Ember: <script type="text/x-handlebars"> <span> {{#each EMapp.data}}<span>{{this}}</span>{{/each}} </span> </script> </div> <script> var ENV = {EXTEND_PROTOTYPES: false}; </script> <script src="https://github.com/downloads/emberjs/ember.js/ember-0.9.8.1.min.js"></script> <script> EMapp = Ember.Application.create({ rootElement: $('#emapp') }); EMapp.data = Ember.A(); EMclear = function () { EMapp.data.clear(); }; EMpush = function (data) { EMapp.data.pushObject(data); }; </script> <!-- Pure JavaScript --> <div> JavaScript: <span id="JavaScriptList"></span> </div> <script> var fn = function() { js = { scope: document.getElementById("JavaScriptList"), data: [] }, digest = function () { js.scope.innerHTML = ""; js.data.forEach(function (value,index) { js.scope.appendChild(document.createTextNode(js.data[index])); }) }; window.JSclear = function(){ js.data.splice(0, js.data.length); digest(js); }; window.JSpush = function(data){ js.data.push(data); digest(js); }; window.JSpush(1); }; document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', fn, false); </script>

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
Angular 10
ANGclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 10; i++)
  ANGpush("ngitem");
pending…
Knockout 10
KOclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 10; i++)
  KOpush("koitem");
pending…
Ember 10
EMclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 10; i++)
  EMpush("emitem");
pending…
Angular 100
ANGclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++)
  ANGpush("ngitem");
pending…
Knockout 100
KOclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++)
  KOpush("koitem");
pending…
Ember 100
EMclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++)
  EMpush("emitem");
pending…
JavaScript 10
JSclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 10; i++)
  JSpush("jsitem");
pending…
JavaScript 100
JSclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++)
  JSpush("jsitem");
pending…

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Angular: {{item}}
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