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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 Prepack?

Prepack is a partial evaluator for JavaScript. Prepack rewrites a JavaScript bundle, resulting in JavaScript code that executes more efficiently. For initialization-heavy code, Prepack works best in an environment where JavaScript parsing is effectively cached.

What is Showdown?

Showdown lets you add in-browser preview to existing Markdown apps. Any app that accepts HTML input can now be made to speak Markdown by modifying the input pages's HTML

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What are some alternatives to Underscore, Prepack, and Showdown?

  • lodash - A modern JavaScript utility library delivering modularity, performance & extras.
  • Immutable.js - Immutable persistent data collections for Javascript which increase efficiency and simplicity, by Facebook
  • UglifyJS - JavaScript parser / mangler / compressor / beautifier library for NodeJS
  • pkg - Package your Node.js project into an executable

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