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Underscore vs hammer.js: What are the differences?

Developers describe Underscore as "JavaScript's utility _ belt". A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects. On the other hand, hammer.js is detailed as "*Open-source library that can recognize gestures *". It is a open-source library that can recognize gestures made by touch, mouse and pointerEvents. It doesn’t have any dependencies.

Underscore and hammer.js can be categorized as "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" tools.

Underscore is an open source tool with 24.9K GitHub stars and 5.43K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Underscore's open source repository on GitHub.

Pinterest, reddit, and LinkedIn are some of the popular companies that use Underscore, whereas hammer.js is used by Wayla, Betabrand, and Master of Malt. Underscore has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1171 company stacks & 459 developers stacks; compared to hammer.js, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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What is hammer.js?

It is a open-source library that can recognize gestures made by touch, mouse and pointerEvents. It doesn’t have any dependencies.

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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        Modernizr
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        It is a tool that offers a nice and elegant way to add zooming functionality for images, html content and multi-media on your webpages. It is built on the top of the popular JavaScript framework jQuery and is both easy to implement and a snap to customize.
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        Avatar of Nicholas Alexander
        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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