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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 0.5.1, lodash 4.17.10 and underscore 1.9.0.

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 (31,837 Stars on Github).
lodash has more versions, more frequent updates, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, fewer open issues, fewer open pull requests and more stars on Github.
underscore has been out there for longer (since 5 years ago), it also has more followers on Github and more forks.

In our review lazy.js got 39,164 points, lodash got 39,686,491 points and underscore got 12,939,875 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

 

lazy.js
0.5.1
NPM

lodash
4.17.10
NPM

underscore
1.9.0
NPM

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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Comparison
licenses MIT MIT MIT
created 5 years ago (May, 2013) 6 years ago (Apr, 2012) 7 years ago (Jan, 2011)
modified 3 months ago 3 days ago a month ago
total versions 13 103 34
version average every 5 months every 22 days every 3 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 612 770,439 236,637
Weekly Downloads 13,271 16,098,307 5,247,809
Monthly Downloads 51,984 62,428,834 20,334,486
open issues 55 1 105
open pull requests 3 0 30
stargazers 4,688 31,837 22,918
subscribers 122 821 927
forks 255 3,328 5,194
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Points
Overall points

39,164

Points

39,686,491

Points

12,939,875

Points
CLI Shortcuts
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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