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 (25,674 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 38,198 points, lodash got 26,051,147 points and underscore got 7,624,891 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) 7 years ago (Jan, 2011)
modified 15 days ago 7 hours ago 18 hours ago
total versions 12 100 33
version average every 4 months every 19 days every 2 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 512 560,558 184,113
Weekly Downloads 12,101 9,959,371 2,915,345
Monthly Downloads 52,068 41,520,954 12,093,645
open issues 74 0 101
open pull requests 4 0 30
stargazers 4,342 25,674 21,286
subscribers 126 688 887
forks 229 2,643 4,801
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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