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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 4.17.10 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 (33,299 Stars on Github).
lodash has more versions, more frequent updates, more daily downloads, 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 39,294 points, lodash got 41,088,891 points and underscore got 13,660,411 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
4.17.10
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 5 months ago a month ago 2 months ago
total versions 13 103 35
version average every 5 months every 22 days every 3 months
maintainers 1 2 2
dependencies 0 0 0
Daily Downloads 654 772,538 251,535
Weekly Downloads 12,600 15,875,676 5,302,722
Monthly Downloads 51,939 65,450,940 21,704,687
open issues 56 2 109
open pull requests 3 1 30
stargazers 5,134 33,299 23,368
subscribers 131 837 942
forks 267 3,463 5,254
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Points
Overall points

39,294

Points

41,088,891

Points

13,660,411

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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