Underscore vs. lodash vs. Immutable.js

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Description

What is Underscore?

Underscore is a JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects. It’s the answer to the question: “If I sit down in front of a blank HTML page, and want to start being productive immediately, what do I need?” … and the tie to go along with jQuery's tux and Backbone's suspenders.

What is lodash?

A JavaScript utility library delivering consistency, modularity, performance, & extras.

What is Immutable.js?

Immutable provides Persistent Immutable List, Stack, Map, OrderedMap, Set, OrderedSet and Record. They are highly efficient on modern JavaScript VMs by using structural sharing via hash maps tries and vector tries as popularized by Clojure and Scala, minimizing the need to copy or cache data.

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1061 companies on StackShare use Underscore
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67 companies on StackShare use lodash
What companies use Immutable.js?
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What are some alternatives to Underscore, lodash, and Immutable.js?

  • UglifyJS - JavaScript parser / mangler / compressor / beautifier library for NodeJS
  • pkg - Package your Node.js project into an executable
  • Prepack - A tool for making JavaScript code run faster (by Facebook)
  • Showdown - JavaScript port of Markdown

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