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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 Every day, it checks your dependency files for outdated requirements and opens individual PRs for any it finds.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
9 companies reportedly use Dependabot in their tech stacks, including esa, CodeCarrot, and Tourlane.

Developers
19 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.

Why developers like Dependabot?

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use Dependabot
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Private Decisions at about Dependabot
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Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with Dependabot in their tech stack.

Matt Welke
Matt Welke
Software Developer at GroupBy Inc. | 1 upvotes 5.6K views
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Dependabot

Used with personal projects and public GitHub example repos to keep dependencies up to date. Often paired with tests and a CI/CD service like CircleCI so that pull requests can be automatically merged. Dependabot

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Public Decisions about Dependabot

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Dependabot in their tech stack.

Matt Welke
Matt Welke
Software Developer at GroupBy Inc. | 1 upvotes 5.6K views
Dependabot
Dependabot

Used with personal projects and public GitHub example repos to keep dependencies up to date. Often paired with tests and a CI/CD service like CircleCI so that pull requests can be automatically merged. Dependabot

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Dependabot's Features

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

Dependabot Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Dependabot?
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FOSSA
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Tidelift
Automatic compliance testing for all of the dependencies in your application.
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