Documentation of Meteor's `underscore` package.

Underscore is a utility-belt library for JavaScript that provides support for functional programming. It is invaluable for writing clear, concise JavaScript in a functional style.

The underscore package defines the _ namespace on both the client and the server.

We have slightly modified the way Underscore differentiates between objects and arrays in collection functions. The original Underscore logic is to treat any object with a numeric length property as an array (which helps it work properly on NodeLists). In Meteor’s version of Underscore, objects with a numeric length property are treated as objects if they have no prototype (specifically, if x.constructor === Object.

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