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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 Every day, it checks your dependency files for outdated requirements and opens individual PRs for any it finds.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
39 companies reportedly use Dependabot in their tech stacks, including Graphy, Voiceflow, and Edgelab.

Developers
48 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 11 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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Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
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