Automated dependency updates for Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Elixir, Java, PHP and Rust

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 Every day, it checks your dependency files for outdated requirements and opens individual PRs for any it finds.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?

3 companies use Dependabot including esa, Autolist, and Dependabot.

Dependabot integrates with

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.

Why people like Dependabot

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Dependabot's Features

  • Automated dependency update PRs
  • Multi-language support (Ruby, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Java, Elixir, Rust)

Dependabot's alternatives

  • Snyk - Fix vulnerabilities in Node & npm dependencies with a click
  • GreenKeeper - Get safety & consistency with automatic updates and real-time monitoring for npm dependencies
  • Dependency CI - Continuous testing for your dependencies
  • FOSSA - Continuously scan and comply with open source licenses across your deep dependencies.
  • Gemnasium - Parses your project's dependencies and notifies you when new versions are released or they need to be updated

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