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What is jExcel? A library to read, write, display, and modify Excel files. It is a very light, totally free, jquery plugin to embed a spreadsheet compatible with Excel in your website or application. You can create a excel-like table from a JS array, json or even a CSV file. You can use your copy and paste shortcuts to move data from excel straight to your jExcel spreadsheet and vice versa. You can easily integrate third party jquery plugins to create your own custom colums, custom editors, and customize new features to your clients.

What is Underscore? JavaScript's utility _ belt. A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.

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

jExcel and Underscore are both open source tools. Underscore with 24.7K GitHub stars and 5.41K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than jExcel with 2.52K GitHub stars and 284 GitHub forks.

Decisions about jExcel and Underscore

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) provides standard data objects in JSON format for the healthcare industry. Since JSON objects are hierarchical and tree-like, we had a need to defensively 'pluck' fields from our JSON objects and do lots of mapping. We tried jQuery and Underscore and a few other technologies like FHIRPath; but Lodash has been the most well supported, works in the most contexts, has the cleanest syntax, etc. We particularly like the ES6 version of Lodash, where we can import the method names directly, without resorting to * or _ syntax. We got hooked on the 'get' function to defensively pluck fields from objects without crashing our user interface, and have found countless uses for the other lodash functions throughout our apps. Lodash is great for developing and optimizing algorithms.

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    What is jExcel?

    It is a very light, totally free, jquery plugin to embed a spreadsheet compatible with Excel in your website or application. You can create a excel-like table from a JS array, json or even a CSV file. You can use your copy and paste shortcuts to move data from excel straight to your jExcel spreadsheet and vice versa. You can easily integrate third party jquery plugins to create your own custom colums, custom editors, and customize new features to your clients.

    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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