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Showdown vs Underscore: What are the differences?

Developers describe Showdown as "JavaScript port of Markdown". 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. 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.

Showdown and Underscore can be categorized as "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" tools.

Showdown and Underscore are both open source tools. It seems that Underscore with 24.6K GitHub stars and 5.41K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Showdown with 9.21K GitHub stars and 1.27K GitHub forks.

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

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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