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faast.js vs Underscore: What are the differences?

Developers describe faast.js as "Serverless batch computing made simple". Simplifies serverless batch applications by automating infrastructure, code packaging, invocation, and cleanup. Combine the power of scalable serverless functions with the ease-of-use and familiarity of ordinary async functions. On the other hand, Underscore is detailed as "JavaScript's utility _ belt". A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.

faast.js and Underscore can be primarily classified as "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" tools.

faast.js and Underscore are both open source tools. It seems that Underscore with 24.7K GitHub stars and 5.41K forks on GitHub has more adoption than faast.js with 1.21K GitHub stars and 24 GitHub forks.

What is faast.js?

Simplifies serverless batch applications by automating infrastructure, code packaging, invocation, and cleanup. Combine the power of scalable serverless functions with the ease-of-use and familiarity of ordinary async functions.

What is Underscore?

A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.
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          Nicholas Alexander uses UnderscoreUnderscore

          Making functional Javascript more concise and efficient (prefer more recent similar library, lodash).

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          webkul uses UnderscoreUnderscore

          It is a JavaScript Library and used for client site application.

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          papaver uses UnderscoreUnderscore

          first library i setup when working with javascript. period.

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          douglasresende uses UnderscoreUnderscore

          I use with Backbone.js and Marionette.js

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          InstaGIS uses UnderscoreUnderscore

          Truth is we use lodash

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