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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 0.5.0, 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 (26,986 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 44,172 points, lodash got 28,575,789 points and underscore got 8,680,019 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
0.5.0
NPM

lodash
4.17.4
NPM

underscore
1.8.3
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 4 years ago (May, 2013) 5 years ago (Apr, 2012) 7 years ago (Jan, 2011)
modified 20 days ago 42 minutes ago 5 days ago
total versions 12 100 33
version average every 4 months every 20 days every 2 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 648 600,664 209,754
Weekly Downloads 14,375 11,329,512 3,485,023
Monthly Downloads 61,429 45,156,973 13,607,495
open issues 76 0 108
open pull requests 4 0 30
stargazers 4,428 26,986 21,680
subscribers 123 714 909
forks 235 2,814 4,929
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Points
Overall points

44,172

Points

28,575,789

Points

8,680,019

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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