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Ben Halpern

We use it in our repo, here's an example:

Bump aws-sdk-lambda from 1.25.0 to 1.26.0 #2970

Bumps aws-sdk-lambda from 1.25.0 to 1.26.0.

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1.26.0 (2019-05-21)

  • Feature - API update.
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Mike Bifulco Author

Do you have a strategy for keeping up with Dependabot's PRs? Something like a team member or a daily shared task to manage the work?

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Ben Halpern

We restrict it to weekly PRs, which helps batch things better. We don't have to have much of a strategy otherwise because we have a pretty well-looked-after CI process and it's not too much of a burden on the rest of our setup.

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Mike Bifulco Author

Right on. I think I'll be switching to a weekly cadence for all of my projects as well. A well-looked-after CI process is something I need more of in my life πŸ‘€