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Comparing bluebird vs. q

How are they different?

Here we compare between bluebird and q. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of both packages. The current versions are bluebird 3.4.7 and q 1.4.1.

bluebird, Full featured Promises/A+ implementation with exceptionally good performance. It was authored by Petka Antonov on Sep, 2013.
q, A library for promises (CommonJS/Promises/A,B,D). It was authored by Kris Kowal on Dec, 2010.

When comparing both packages you notice that bluebird is the more popular package today (13,915 Stars on Github).
bluebird has more versions, more frequent updates, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, less open issues, more stars on Github and more forks.
On the other hand, q has been out there for longer (since 3 years ago), it also has a bigger community of maintainers, less open pull requests and more followers on Github.

In our review bluebird got 7,888,236 points and q got 5,405,525 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

 

bluebird
3.4.7
NPM

q
1.4.1
NPM

description Full featured Promises/A+ implementation with exceptionally good performance A library for promises (CommonJS/Promises/A,B,D)
keywords promise, performance, promises, promises-a, promises-aplus, async, await, deferred, deferreds, future, flow control, dsl, fluent interface q, promise, promises, promises-a, promises-aplus, deferred, future, async, flow control, fluent, browser, node
author Petka Antonov Kris Kowal
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Comparison
licenses MIT MIT
created 3 years ago (Sep, 2013) 6 years ago (Dec, 2010)
modified a day ago 2 days ago
total versions 213 74
version average every 6 days every a month
maintainers 1 2
dependencies 0 0
Daily Downloads 245,530 138,154
Weekly Downloads 3,079,421 2,128,242
Monthly Downloads 12,415,223 8,512,489
open issues 49 110
open pull requests 17 16
stargazers 13,915 12,965
subscribers 364 458
forks 1,705 1,089
wiki
Points
Overall points

7,888,236

Points

5,405,525

Points
CLI Shortcuts
install npm i -S bluebird npm i -S q
remove npm r -S bluebird npm r -S q

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