Angular VS Knockout VS Ember VS Backbone

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 443 of this test case created by Loler

Preparation code

<!-- Jquery -->
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.min.js"></script>

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

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.0.7/angular.min.js"></script>

<script>
  var Ctrl = function($scope){
    $scope.data = [];
  }
  angular.element(document).ready(function() {
    window.ANGAPP = {
      scope: $('#angList').scope(),
      push: function(data){
        this.scope.data.push(data);
      },
      clear: function(){
        this.scope.data = [];
        this.scope.$digest();
      }
    };
  });
</script> 

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

<script src="http://builds.emberjs.com/handlebars-1.0.0-rc.4.js"></script>
<script src="http://builds.emberjs.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ember-1.0.0-rc.6.min.js"></script>

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

<!--Backbone-->
<script src="https://underscorejs.org/underscore.js"></script>
<script src="https://backbonejs.org/backbone.js"></script>

<div id="backboneapp">
  <h3>Backbone</h3>
  <span class="backbone-items"></span>
</div>

<script>
var backboneCollection = new Backbone.Collection([]);
var backboneView = Backbone.View.extend({
  initialize: function() {
    this.listenTo(this.model, 'change', this.render)
  },
  render: function() {
    this.$el.html(this.model.models)
  },
  push: function(i) {
    this.model.push(i);
  },
  clear: function() {
    this.model.reset([]);
  }

});

window.BB = new backboneView({model: backboneCollection, el: "#backboneapp .backbone-items"});
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<!-- Jquery --> <!-- Angular --> <div ng-app> <p>Angular:</p> <span ng-controller="Ctrl" id="angList"><span ng-repeat="item in data">{{item}}</span></span> </div> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.0.7/angular.min.js"></script> <script> var Ctrl = function($scope){ $scope.data = []; } angular.element(document).ready(function() { window.ANGAPP = { scope: $('#angList').scope(), push: function(data){ this.scope.data.push(data); }, clear: function(){ this.scope.data = []; this.scope.$digest(); } }; }); </script> <!-- Ember --> <div id="emapp"> <p>Ember:</p> <script type="text/x-handlebars"> <span> {{#each EMapp.data}}<span>{{this}}</span>{{/each}} </span> </script> </div> <script src="http://builds.emberjs.com/handlebars-1.0.0-rc.4.js"></script> <script src="http://builds.emberjs.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ember-1.0.0-rc.6.min.js"></script> <script> EMapp = Ember.Application.create({ rootElement: $('#emapp') }); EMapp.data = Ember.A(); EMclear = function () { EMapp.get('data').clear(); }; EMreset = function () { EMapp.set('data', Ember.A()); }; EMpush = function (data) { EMapp.get('data').pushObject(data); }; </script> <!--Backbone--> <script src="https://underscorejs.org/underscore.js"></script> <script src="https://backbonejs.org/backbone.js"></script> <div id="backboneapp"> <h3>Backbone</h3> <span class="backbone-items"></span> </div> <script> var backboneCollection = new Backbone.Collection([]); var backboneView = Backbone.View.extend({ initialize: function() { this.listenTo(this.model, 'change', this.render) }, render: function() { this.$el.html(this.model.models) }, push: function(i) { this.model.push(i); }, clear: function() { this.model.reset([]); } }); window.BB = new backboneView({model: backboneCollection, el: "#backboneapp .backbone-items"}); </script>

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
Angular 100
ANGAPP.clear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++)
  ANGAPP.push(i);
ANGAPP.scope.$digest();
pending…
Ember 100
EMclear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  EMpush(i);
}
pending…
Backbone
BB.clear();
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  BB.push(i);
}
pending…

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Angular:

{{item}}

Ember:

Backbone