Comparing lazy.js vs. lodash vs. underscore

How are they different?

Here we compare between lazy.js, lodash and underscore. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of those packages. The current versions are lazy.js 0.5.0, lodash 4.17.4 and underscore 1.8.3.

lazy.js, Like Underscore, but lazier. It was authored by Dan Tao on May, 2013.
lodash, Lodash modular utilities. It was authored by John-David Dalton on Apr, 2012.
underscore, JavaScript's functional programming helper library. It was authored by Jeremy Ashkenas on Jan, 2011.

When comparing those packages you notice that lodash is the more popular package today (23,068 Stars on Github).
lodash has more versions, more frequent updates, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, less open issues, less open pull requests and more stars on Github.
underscore has been out there for longer (since 4 years ago), it also has more followers on Github and more forks.

In our review lazy.js got 42,301 points, lodash got 27,070,277 points and underscore got 7,765,140 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 those packages.

Going into more detail





description Like Underscore, but lazier Lodash modular utilities. JavaScript's functional programming helper library.
keywords lazy, functional, performance, speed, util modules, stdlib, util util, functional, server, client, browser
author Dan Tao John-David Dalton Jeremy Ashkenas
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licenses MIT MIT MIT
created 4 years ago (May, 2013) 5 years ago (Apr, 2012) 6 years ago (Jan, 2011)
modified 3 months ago 5 hours ago a day ago
total versions 12 100 33
version average every 4 months every 18 days every 2 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 2,625 1,804,167 520,892
Weekly Downloads 13,199 9,939,849 2,813,882
Monthly Downloads 57,512 42,341,071 12,140,673
open issues 70 0 91
open pull requests 3 0 30
stargazers 4,124 23,068 20,534
subscribers 125 653 872
forks 224 2,312 4,645
Overall points






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install npm i -S lazy.js npm i -S lodash npm i -S underscore
remove npm r -S lazy.js npm r -S lodash npm r -S underscore

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