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 (21,770 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 46,682 points, lodash got 24,606,766 points and underscore got 7,292,316 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 25 days ago a day 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 1,125 606,999 196,205
Weekly Downloads 14,532 9,623,745 2,845,848
Monthly Downloads 66,623 38,930,233 11,488,544
open issues 71 2 91
open pull requests 3 2 30
stargazers 4,033 21,770 20,185
subscribers 125 631 877
forks 224 2,176 4,590
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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