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Comparing aws-lambda-local vs. node-lambda

How are they different?

Here we compare between aws-lambda-local and node-lambda. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of both packages. The current versions are aws-lambda-local 2.0.6 and node-lambda 0.12.0.

aws-lambda-local, Run AWS Lambda functions locally! The most lightweight library - no external dependencies. Only 100 lines of code. It was authored by Max Kolodezniy on Nov, 2015.
node-lambda, Command line tool for locally running and remotely deploying your node.js applications to Amazon Lambda. It was authored by motdotla on Nov, 2014.

When comparing both packages you notice that node-lambda is the more popular package today (1,090 Stars on Github).
aws-lambda-local has fewer dependencies, fewer open issues and fewer open pull requests.
On the other hand, node-lambda has been out there for longer (since 3 years ago), it also has more versions, more frequent updates, a bigger community of maintainers, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, more stars on Github, more followers on Github and more forks.

In our review aws-lambda-local got 1,684 points and node-lambda got 7,923 points. The points are a summary of how big the community is and how well the package is maintained.

Lets dive deeper and have a look at some more details on both packages.

Going into more detail

 

aws-lambda-local
2.0.6
NPM

node-lambda
0.12.0
NPM

description Run AWS Lambda functions locally! The most lightweight library - no external dependencies. Only 100 lines of code. Command line tool for locally running and remotely deploying your node.js applications to Amazon Lambda.
keywords AWS Lambda, Local run lambda, aws, amazon, amazon-lambda, aws-lambda, lambda-node, deploy, deployment
author Max Kolodezniy motdotla
Related / similar packages
lambda-local, aws-sdk-mock, lambda-tester, jest lambda-local, aws-sdk-mock, lambda-tester, mockeryjs
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licenses MIT BSD-2-Clause
created 3 years ago (Nov, 2015) 4 years ago (Nov, 2014)
modified 4 days ago a month ago
total versions 20 66
version average every 2 months every 21 days
maintainers 1 2
dependencies 0 10
Daily Downloads 0 0
Weekly Downloads 188 1,840
Monthly Downloads 629 10,355
open issues 0 29
open pull requests 0 1
stargazers 61 1,090
subscribers 5 23
forks 9 182
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Points
Overall points

1,684

Points

7,923

Points
CLI Shortcuts
install npm i -S aws-lambda-local npm i -S node-lambda
remove npm r -S aws-lambda-local npm r -S node-lambda

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