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Modernizr vs Underscore: What are the differences?

Modernizr: Respond to your user’s browser features. It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer; Underscore: JavaScript's utility _ belt. A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.

Modernizr belongs to "JavaScript Compilers" category of the tech stack, while Underscore can be primarily classified under "Javascript Utilities & Libraries".

Modernizr 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 Modernizr with 23.8K GitHub stars and 3.04K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Underscore has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1173 company stacks & 457 developers stacks; compared to Modernizr, which is listed in 28 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

What is Modernizr?

It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.

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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