What is Underscore?

A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.
Underscore is a tool in the Javascript Utilities & Libraries category of a tech stack.
Underscore is an open source tool with 24.6K GitHub stars and 5.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Underscore's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Underscore?

1047 companies use Underscore in their tech stacks, including Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Pandora.

76 developers use Underscore.

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Underscore Reviews

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Tim Abbott
Tim Abbott
Founder at Zulip · | 4 upvotes · 961 views

We use Underscore because it's a reasonable library for providing all the reasonable helper functions missing from JavaScript ES5 (or that perform poorly if you use the default ES5 version).

Since we're migrating the codebase to TypeScript , we'll likely end up removing most usage of it and ultimately no longer needing it, but we've been very happy with the library.

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Exploring my MVC solution for #DizzyCard, have have zeroed in on Backbone.js as the solution that best matches my requirements and style, that brings with it a requirement to use Underscore too which looks like a useful toolkit

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Nicholas Alexander
Nicholas Alexander
at Starfish Software · | 1 upvotes · 831 views

Making functional Javascript more concise and efficient (prefer more recent similar library, lodash). Underscore

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