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Installing and loading Lodash
The first step with lodash is installing it in your environment. To do so, the Node Package Manager (npm) is used. Running the following command will install lodash in your project:
npm install lodash
Once installed, lodash can be used in your project by importing it. This can be done by the require in Node.js as
var _ = require('lodash');
An overview of Lodash methods
Best practices for using Lodash
The rich functionality of lodash comes with the expense of deep understanding. While lodash certainly promises simplicity, it is important to use it properly to maximize its advantages.
Understanding Lodash through Examples
Let’s dive more into practical examples to better understand the power of lodash.
- Example 1: _.chunk(): The chunk method splits an array into chunks of arrays where each chunk’s length is specified by the second input parameter.
_.chunk(['a', 'b', 'c', 'd'], 2); // → [['a', 'b'], ['c', 'd']]
- Example 2: _.last(): This is a simple method that gets the last element of array.
_.last([1, 2, 3]); // → 3