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Automated dependency updates for Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Elixir, Java, PHP and Rust
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What is Dependabot?

Dependabot helps you keep your dependencies up to date. Every day, it checks your dependency files for outdated requirements and opens individual PRs for any it finds. You review, merge, and get to work on the latest, most secure releases.
Dependabot is a tool in the Dependency Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses Dependabot?

Companies
23 companies reportedly use Dependabot in their tech stacks, including Graphy, OWA, and Edgelab.

Developers
32 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dependabot.

Dependabot Integrations

JavaScript, GitHub, Python, PHP, and Ruby are some of the popular tools that integrate with Dependabot. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Dependabot.
Pros of Dependabot
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Free for github projects

Dependabot's Features

  • Simple, drip-feed getting started flow
  • Security advisories handled automatically
  • Great pull requests that stay up-to-date
  • Compatibility scores for each update
  • Powerful configuration options
  • Live, daily, weekly or monthly updates

Dependabot Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Dependabot?
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FOSSA
Continuously scan and comply with open source licenses across your deep dependencies.
WhiteSource
The leading solution for agile open source security and license compliance management, WhiteSource integrates with the DevOps pipeline to detect vulnerable open source libraries in real-time.
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