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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 (28,989 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 5 years ago), it also has more followers on Github and more forks.

In our review lazy.js got 40,297 points, lodash got 26,848,959 points and underscore got 8,227,970 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 5 years ago (May, 2013) 6 years ago (Apr, 2012) 7 years ago (Jan, 2011)
modified 2 months ago 12 hours ago 3 days ago
total versions 12 100 33
version average every 5 months every 21 days every 3 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 2,365 1,774,644 554,964
Weekly Downloads 14,694 11,602,482 3,600,968
Monthly Downloads 51,421 40,251,794 12,240,999
open issues 79 0 104
open pull requests 4 0 30
stargazers 4,526 28,989 22,181
subscribers 124 763 924
forks 247 3,047 5,034
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Points
Overall points

40,297

Points

26,848,959

Points

8,227,970

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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