Underscore: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v1.13.6(over 1 year ago)

This package was last published over a year ago. It may not be actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/underscoreNumber of direct dependencies: 0Monthly npm downloads

Underscore is a utility library for JavaScript that provides a wide range of helpful functions for working with arrays, objects, functions, and other data types. It offers a functional programming style and aims to simplify common programming tasks by providing concise and expressive methods.

Underscore includes functions for manipulating and iterating over arrays, filtering and transforming objects, handling asynchronous operations, and much more. It also provides utility functions for working with functions, strings, and collections. Underscore is widely used and has a large community of developers, making it a reliable choice for enhancing JavaScript code.

Compared to other similar libraries like Lodash, Underscore is lighter in size and has a simpler API. However, Lodash offers additional features and performance optimizations, making it a popular alternative for more complex projects.

Alternatives:
lodash+
ramda+
immutable+
mori+
collect.js+
baconjs+
lazy.js+
sugar+
seamless-immutable+
functional.js+

Tags: javascriptutilityfunctional-programmingarraysobjects