JavaScript template language shootoff

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 568 of this test case created by Indamix

Preparation code

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>

<script src="https://raw.github.com/seznam/JAK/master/lib/jak.js"></script>
<script src="https://raw.github.com/seznam/JAK/master/util/template/template.js"></script>

<script src="http://documentcloud.github.com/underscore/underscore.js"></script>

<script src="http://github.com/hij1nx/JUP/raw/master/lib/jup.js"></script>

<script src="http://github.com/janl/mustache.js/raw/master/mustache.js"></script>

<script src="https://github.com/downloads/paul/handlebars.js/handlebars.js"></script>

<script src="http://gist.github.com/raw/550881/29bb186167079c0b33ab6e9d50d779f37860cfa4/micro.js"></script>

<script src="http://github.com/creationix/haml-js/raw/master/lib/haml.js"></script>

<script src="http://gist.github.com/raw/550723/12d176698628e30a1df398c7ac7aea93924e1294/jade.js"></script>

<script src="http://jashkenas.github.com/coffee-script/extras/coffee-script.js"></script>
<script src="http://sstephenson.github.com/eco/dist/eco.js"></script>

<script src="http://ajax.microsoft.com/ajax/jquery.templates/beta1/jquery.tmpl.min.js"></script>

<script src="https://github.com/olado/doT/raw/master/doT.js"></script>

<script src="https://github.com/olado/doT/raw/master/doU.js"></script>

<script src="https://raw.github.com/mobz/nohtml/master/src/jquery-nohtml.js"></script>

<script src="http://github.com/aefxx/jQote2/raw/69b2053a13f5f180e696de9b3dba856a3c00678c/jquery.jqote2.js"></script>

<script src="https://raw.github.com/relativityboy/Orange-J/master/jquery.orange.js"></script>

<script src="https://raw.github.com/trevnorris/jqml/master/src/jqml.min.js"></script>

<script src="https://raw.github.com/mrharel/babajs/master/babajs.js"></script>

<script>
  window.mustacheTemplate = "<div><h1 class='header'>{{header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{#list}}<li class='item'>{{.}}</li>{{/list}}</ul></div>";

  window.handlebarsTemplate = Handlebars.compile("<div><h1 class='header'>{{header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{#list}}<li class='item'>{{this}}</li>{{/list}}</ul></div>");

  window.micro = "<div><h1 class='header'><%= header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for (var i = 0, l = list.length; i < l; i++) { %><li class='item'><%= list[i] %></li><% } %></ul></div>";

  window.underscoreTemplate = _.template(micro);

  window.resigTemplate = tmpl(micro);

  window.jakTemplate = new JAK.Template(window.mustacheTemplate);

  window.sharedVariables = {
   header: "Header",
   header2: "Header2",
   header3: "Header3",
   header4: "Header4",
   header5: "Header5",
   header6: "Header6",
   list: ['1', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7', '8', '9', '10']
  };

  window.jupTemplate = ['div', ['h1',
  {
   'class': 'header'
  }, "{{header}}"],
   ['h2',
   {
    'class': 'header2'
   }, "{{header2}}"],
   ['h3',
   {
    'class': 'header3'
   }, "{{header3}}"],
   ['h4',
   {
    'class': 'header4'
   }, "{{header4}}"],
   ['h5',
   {
    'class': 'header5'
   }, "{{header5}}"],
   ['h6',
   {
    'class': 'header6'
   }, "{{header6}}"],
   ['ul',
   {
    'class': 'list'
   }, ['li',
   {
    'class': 'item'
   }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item'
    }, '{{list}}'],
    ['li',
    {
     'class': 'item}'
    }, '{{list}}']
   ]
  ];

  window.jqmlTemplate = ['div',
      ['h1', sharedVariables.header, {'class': 'header'}],
      ['h2', sharedVariables.header2, {'class': 'header2'}],
      ['h3', sharedVariables.header3, {'class': 'header3'}],
      ['h4', sharedVariables.header4, {'class': 'header4'}],
      ['h5', sharedVariables.header5, {'class': 'header5'}],
      ['h6', sharedVariables.header6, {'class': 'header6'}],
      (function() {
        var list = ['ul'];
        for (var i = 0; i < sharedVariables.list.length; i++) {
          list.push(['li', sharedVariables.list[i], {'class': 'item'}]);
        }
        return list;
      }())
    ];

  window.jadeTemplate = "div\n  h1.header!= header\n  h2.header2!= header2\n  h3.header3!= header3\n  h4.header4!= header4\n  h5.header5!= header5\n  h6.header6!= header6\n  ul.list\n    - each item in list\n      li.item!= item";

  window.hamlTemplate = Haml("%div\n  %h1.header= header\n  %h2.header2= header2\n  %h3.header3= header3\n  %h4.header4= header4\n  %h5.header5= header5\n  %h6.header6= header6\n  %ul.list\n    :each item in list\n      %li.item= item");

  window.ecoTemplate = eco("<div><h1 class='header'><%- @header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%- @header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%- @header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%- @header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%- @header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%- @header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for item in @list: %><li class='item'><%- item %></li><% end %></ul></div>");

  window.jQueryTemplate = $.template(null, "<div><h1 class='header'>${header}</h1><h2 class='header2'>${header2}</h2><h3 class='header3'>${header3}</h3><h4 class='header4'>${header4}</h4><h5 class='header5'>${header5}</h5><h6 class='header6'>${header6}</h6><ul class='list'>{{each list}}<li class='item'>${$value}</li>{{/each}}</ul></div>");

  window.doTtemplate = doT.template("<div><h1 class='header'>{{= it.header }}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{= it.header2 }}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{= it.header3 }}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{= it.header4 }}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{= it.header5 }}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{= it.header6 }}</h6><ul class='list'>{{ for (var i = 0, l = it.list.length; i < l; i++) { }}<li class='item'>{{= it.list[i] }}</li>{{ } }}</ul></div>");

  window.doUtemplate = doU.template("<div><h1 class='header'>{{= it.header }}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{= it.header2 }}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{= it.header3 }}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{= it.header4 }}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{= it.header5 }}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{= it.header6 }}</h6><ul class='list'>{{ for (var i = 0, l = it.list.length; i < l; i++) { }}<li class='item'>{{= it.list[i] }}</li>{{ } }}</ul></div>");

  window.noHtmlTemplate = function(data){ return {tag: "DIV",children:[{tag:"H1",cls:"header",text:data.header},{tag:"H2",cls:"header2",text:data.header2},{tag:"H3",cls:"header3",text:data.header3},{tag:"H4",cls:"header4",text:data.header4},{tag:"H5",cls:"header5",text:data.header5},{tag:"H6",cls:"header6",text:data.header6},{tag:"UL",cls:"list",children:data.list.reduce(function(p,item){p.push({tag:"LI",cls:"item",text:item}); return p;},[])}]}};

  window.jqote_tmpl = "<div><h1 class='header'><%= this.header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= this.header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= this.header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= this.header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= this.header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= this.header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for (var n = 0, l = this.list.length; n < l; n++) { %><li class='item'><%= this.list[n] %></li><% } %></ul></div>";

  window.jqote2 = $.jqotec(jqote_tmpl);

  $.addSnippet("test1", "<div><h1 class='header'>{header}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{header2}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{header3}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{header4}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{header5}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{header6}</h6><ul class='list'>{list[]}<li class='item'>{val}</li>{[]list}</ul></div>");

  window.BabaJS_Template = "<div><h1 class='header'><%= data.header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= data.header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= data.header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= data.header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= data.header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= data.header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><%LOOP for (var n = 0, l = data.list.length; n < l; n++) %><li class=\"item\"><%= data.list[n] %></li><%ENDLOOP%></ul></div>";
  BabaJS.addTemplate("babajs_tpl", window.BabaJS_Template);

</script>
    

Preparation code output

<script src="https://raw.github.com/seznam/JAK/master/lib/jak.js"></script> <script src="https://raw.github.com/seznam/JAK/master/util/template/template.js"></script> <script src="http://documentcloud.github.com/underscore/underscore.js"></script> <script src="http://github.com/hij1nx/JUP/raw/master/lib/jup.js"></script> <script src="http://github.com/janl/mustache.js/raw/master/mustache.js"></script> <script src="https://github.com/downloads/paul/handlebars.js/handlebars.js"></script> <script src="http://gist.github.com/raw/550881/29bb186167079c0b33ab6e9d50d779f37860cfa4/micro.js"></script> <script src="http://github.com/creationix/haml-js/raw/master/lib/haml.js"></script> <script src="http://gist.github.com/raw/550723/12d176698628e30a1df398c7ac7aea93924e1294/jade.js"></script> <script src="http://jashkenas.github.com/coffee-script/extras/coffee-script.js"></script> <script src="http://sstephenson.github.com/eco/dist/eco.js"></script> <script src="http://ajax.microsoft.com/ajax/jquery.templates/beta1/jquery.tmpl.min.js"></script> <script src="https://github.com/olado/doT/raw/master/doT.js"></script> <script src="https://github.com/olado/doT/raw/master/doU.js"></script> <script src="https://raw.github.com/mobz/nohtml/master/src/jquery-nohtml.js"></script> <script src="http://github.com/aefxx/jQote2/raw/69b2053a13f5f180e696de9b3dba856a3c00678c/jquery.jqote2.js"></script> <script src="https://raw.github.com/relativityboy/Orange-J/master/jquery.orange.js"></script> <script src="https://raw.github.com/trevnorris/jqml/master/src/jqml.min.js"></script> <script src="https://raw.github.com/mrharel/babajs/master/babajs.js"></script> <script> window.mustacheTemplate = "<div><h1 class='header'>{{header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{#list}}<li class='item'>{{.}}</li>{{/list}}</ul></div>"; window.handlebarsTemplate = Handlebars.compile("<div><h1 class='header'>{{header}}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{header2}}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{header3}}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{header4}}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{header5}}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{header6}}</h6><ul class='list'>{{#list}}<li class='item'>{{this}}</li>{{/list}}</ul></div>"); window.micro = "<div><h1 class='header'><%= header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for (var i = 0, l = list.length; i < l; i++) { %><li class='item'><%= list[i] %></li><% } %></ul></div>"; window.underscoreTemplate = _.template(micro); window.resigTemplate = tmpl(micro); window.jakTemplate = new JAK.Template(window.mustacheTemplate); window.sharedVariables = { header: "Header", header2: "Header2", header3: "Header3", header4: "Header4", header5: "Header5", header6: "Header6", list: ['1', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7', '8', '9', '10'] }; window.jupTemplate = ['div', ['h1', { 'class': 'header' }, "{{header}}"], ['h2', { 'class': 'header2' }, "{{header2}}"], ['h3', { 'class': 'header3' }, "{{header3}}"], ['h4', { 'class': 'header4' }, "{{header4}}"], ['h5', { 'class': 'header5' }, "{{header5}}"], ['h6', { 'class': 'header6' }, "{{header6}}"], ['ul', { 'class': 'list' }, ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item' }, '{{list}}'], ['li', { 'class': 'item}' }, '{{list}}'] ] ]; window.jqmlTemplate = ['div', ['h1', sharedVariables.header, {'class': 'header'}], ['h2', sharedVariables.header2, {'class': 'header2'}], ['h3', sharedVariables.header3, {'class': 'header3'}], ['h4', sharedVariables.header4, {'class': 'header4'}], ['h5', sharedVariables.header5, {'class': 'header5'}], ['h6', sharedVariables.header6, {'class': 'header6'}], (function() { var list = ['ul']; for (var i = 0; i < sharedVariables.list.length; i++) { list.push(['li', sharedVariables.list[i], {'class': 'item'}]); } return list; }()) ]; window.jadeTemplate = "div\n h1.header!= header\n h2.header2!= header2\n h3.header3!= header3\n h4.header4!= header4\n h5.header5!= header5\n h6.header6!= header6\n ul.list\n - each item in list\n li.item!= item"; window.hamlTemplate = Haml("%div\n %h1.header= header\n %h2.header2= header2\n %h3.header3= header3\n %h4.header4= header4\n %h5.header5= header5\n %h6.header6= header6\n %ul.list\n :each item in list\n %li.item= item"); window.ecoTemplate = eco("<div><h1 class='header'><%- @header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%- @header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%- @header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%- @header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%- @header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%- @header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for item in @list: %><li class='item'><%- item %></li><% end %></ul></div>"); window.jQueryTemplate = $.template(null, "<div><h1 class='header'>${header}</h1><h2 class='header2'>${header2}</h2><h3 class='header3'>${header3}</h3><h4 class='header4'>${header4}</h4><h5 class='header5'>${header5}</h5><h6 class='header6'>${header6}</h6><ul class='list'>{{each list}}<li class='item'>${$value}</li>{{/each}}</ul></div>"); window.doTtemplate = doT.template("<div><h1 class='header'>{{= it.header }}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{= it.header2 }}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{= it.header3 }}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{= it.header4 }}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{= it.header5 }}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{= it.header6 }}</h6><ul class='list'>{{ for (var i = 0, l = it.list.length; i < l; i++) { }}<li class='item'>{{= it.list[i] }}</li>{{ } }}</ul></div>"); window.doUtemplate = doU.template("<div><h1 class='header'>{{= it.header }}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{{= it.header2 }}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{{= it.header3 }}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{{= it.header4 }}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{{= it.header5 }}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{{= it.header6 }}</h6><ul class='list'>{{ for (var i = 0, l = it.list.length; i < l; i++) { }}<li class='item'>{{= it.list[i] }}</li>{{ } }}</ul></div>"); window.noHtmlTemplate = function(data){ return {tag: "DIV",children:[{tag:"H1",cls:"header",text:data.header},{tag:"H2",cls:"header2",text:data.header2},{tag:"H3",cls:"header3",text:data.header3},{tag:"H4",cls:"header4",text:data.header4},{tag:"H5",cls:"header5",text:data.header5},{tag:"H6",cls:"header6",text:data.header6},{tag:"UL",cls:"list",children:data.list.reduce(function(p,item){p.push({tag:"LI",cls:"item",text:item}); return p;},[])}]}}; window.jqote_tmpl = "<div><h1 class='header'><%= this.header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= this.header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= this.header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= this.header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= this.header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= this.header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><% for (var n = 0, l = this.list.length; n < l; n++) { %><li class='item'><%= this.list[n] %></li><% } %></ul></div>"; window.jqote2 = $.jqotec(jqote_tmpl); $.addSnippet("test1", "<div><h1 class='header'>{header}</h1><h2 class='header2'>{header2}</h2><h3 class='header3'>{header3}</h3><h4 class='header4'>{header4}</h4><h5 class='header5'>{header5}</h5><h6 class='header6'>{header6}</h6><ul class='list'>{list[]}<li class='item'>{val}</li>{[]list}</ul></div>"); window.BabaJS_Template = "<div><h1 class='header'><%= data.header %></h1><h2 class='header2'><%= data.header2 %></h2><h3 class='header3'><%= data.header3 %></h3><h4 class='header4'><%= data.header4 %></h4><h5 class='header5'><%= data.header5 %></h5><h6 class='header6'><%= data.header6 %></h6><ul class='list'><%LOOP for (var n = 0, l = data.list.length; n < l; n++) %><li class=\"item\"><%= data.list[n] %></li><%ENDLOOP%></ul></div>"; BabaJS.addTemplate("babajs_tpl", window.BabaJS_Template); </script>

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Test Ops/sec
Mustache.js Template
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = Mustache.to_html(mustacheTemplate, sharedVariables);
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Resig Micro-Templating.
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = resigTemplate(sharedVariables);
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Creationix's Haml-js Template
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = hamlTemplate(sharedVariables);
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Jade Template
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = jade.render(jadeTemplate, {
 locals: sharedVariables,
 filename: 'test.js',
 cache: true
});
pending…
JUP Template
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = JUP.html([sharedVariables], jupTemplate);
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Underscore.js Template
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = underscoreTemplate(sharedVariables);
pending…
Eco Template
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = ecoTemplate(sharedVariables);
pending…
jQuery Templates
$.tmpl(jQueryTemplate, sharedVariables);
pending…
Handlebars.js
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = handlebarsTemplate(sharedVariables);
pending…
doT.js
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = doTtemplate(sharedVariables);
pending…
doU.js
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = doUtemplate(sharedVariables);
pending…
jQote2 direct
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = jqote2.call(sharedVariables, 0, 0, [sharedVariables], jqote2);
pending…
Orange-J
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = $.snippet("test1", sharedVariables);
pending…
NoHtml
$(noHtmlTemplate(sharedVariables));
pending…
jqml
jqml(jqmlTemplate);
pending…
Native overoptimized
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = '<div><h1 class="header">'+sharedVariables.header+'</h1><h2 class="header2">'+sharedVariables.header2+'</h2><h3 class="header3">'+sharedVariables.header3+'</h3><h4 class="header4">'+sharedVariables.header4+'</h4><h5 class="header5">'+sharedVariables.header5+'</h5><h6 class="header6">'+sharedVariables.header6+'</h6><ul class="list"><li class="item">' + sharedVariables.list.join('</li><li class="item">') + '</li></ul></div>';
pending…
JAK
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = jakTemplate.render(sharedVariables);
pending…
BabaJS
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.innerHTML = BabaJS.generateHTML({templateName:"babajs_tpl"}, window.sharedVariables);
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1 Comment

Eamon Nerbonne commented :

Please don't edit this version, edit version 878 (or newer) instead - that includes rudimentary output checking so that broken implementations don't distort the results.