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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 4.17.11 and underscore 1.9.1.

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 (34,597 Stars on Github).
lodash has more versions, more frequent updates, 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 35,934 points, lodash got 36,572,287 points and underscore got 12,422,360 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
4.17.11
NPM

underscore
1.9.1
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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licenses MIT MIT MIT
created 5 years ago (May, 2013) 6 years ago (Apr, 2012) 8 years ago (Jan, 2011)
modified 7 months ago 16 hours ago 2 months ago
total versions 13 104 35
version average every 5 months every 22 days every 3 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 0 0 0
Weekly Downloads 8,605 11,876,150 3,800,990
Monthly Downloads 49,555 61,186,898 20,981,111
open issues 54 1 112
open pull requests 3 1 30
stargazers 5,288 34,597 23,675
subscribers 128 854 955
forks 273 3,592 5,304
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Overall points

35,934

Points

36,572,287

Points

12,422,360

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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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