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Chart.js vs Underscore: What are the differences?

Developers describe Chart.js as "Simple, clean and engaging charts for designers and developers". Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions. 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.

Chart.js belongs to "Charting Libraries" category of the tech stack, while Underscore can be primarily classified under "Javascript Utilities & Libraries".

Chart.js and Underscore are both open source tools. It seems that Chart.js with 44.3K GitHub stars and 9.71K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Underscore with 24.7K GitHub stars and 5.41K GitHub forks.

Pinterest, reddit, and LinkedIn are some of the popular companies that use Underscore, whereas Chart.js is used by stage.gg, CROPTI, and Boltzap. Underscore has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1047 company stacks & 76 developers stacks; compared to Chart.js, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

What is Chart.js?

Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.

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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        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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