Introduction to Lodash

John Lindquist
InstructorJohn Lindquist

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Lodash is a toolkit of Javascript functions that provides clean, performant methods for manipulating objects and collections. It is a "fork" of the Underscore library and provides additional functionality as well as some serious performance improvements. If you aren't using Lodash, you should be.

~ 7 years ago

I don't like linking off-site, but I think anyone that is either unsure of using lodash vs. underscore (or others), or really any developer with at least an intermediate understanding of JS, needs to watch this video.

John-David Dalton, the Lo-Dash creator, describes how his library is built with optimizations that, in some cases, even outperform some native counterparts: