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                <div id="app">
  <h3>Vue.js Memory Leak Example</h3>
  <p>To see the memory leak occur, open the Chrome Task Manager and then click the hide/show button 50 or so times.</p>
  <p>You should notice the memory continue to increase and not be reclaimed.
  <button v-if="showChoices" @click="hide">Hide</button>
  <button v-if="!showChoices" @click="show">Show</button>

  <div v-if="showChoices">
    <select id="choices-single-default" placeholder="This is a search placeholder"></select>


                #app {
  margin: 10px 0px 0px 40px;

.choices {
  width: 300px;
  margin-top: 10px;

button {
  background-color: white;
  border: 1px solid;
  border-radius: 4px;
  padding: 8px;
  text-align: center;
  text-decoration: none;
  display: inline-block;
  font-size: 14px;
  cursor: pointer;


                new Vue({
  el: "#app",
  data: function () {
    return {
      showChoices: true
  mounted: function () {
  methods: {
    initializeChoices: function () {
      let list = []
      // lets load up our select with many choices 
      // so it will use a lot of memory
      for (let i = 0; i < 1000; i++) {
          label: "Item " + i,
          value: i
      new Choices("#choices-single-default", {
        searchEnabled: true,
        removeItemButton: true,
        choices: list
    show: function () {
      this.showChoices = true
      this.$nextTick(() => {
    hide: function () {
      this.showChoices = false