Introducing Underscore.js: A Javascript helpers library, installation installation Visual Studio Code

Underscore is a JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.

Underscore provides over 100 functions that support both your favorite workaday functional helpers: mapfilterinvoke — as well as more specialized goodies: function binding, javascript templating, creating quick indexes, deep equality testing, and so on.

Underscore allows to work with collections, arrays, objects, functions, and provides other utilities

How to install it?

Visual Studio Code using NPM:

npm install underscore

Visual Studio using Bower

bower install underscore

You can also simply download it here and include it in your Html pages.

Examples given in next serie of articles require Visual Studio code, Node.js (and NPM)

Let’s start with collections : Underscore.js, working with collections – part 1