[BAWD #06] The End? and Automate GitHub Dependency Updates with Dependabot

Hello, Awesome,

I trust you're doing great today, and I've got a new article for YOU! 2019 has been an amazing year and I am super grateful for YOU, thank you for always checking my emails, reading my articles, and sharing them. You are a superstar!

As we end the year, I hope you end it in grand style and I look forward to seeing you next year!


Automate GitHub Dependency Updates with Dependabot


You can use automated or manual pull requests to update vulnerable dependencies. Before now, I only used the manual method, but this wasn't efficient as I sometimes have to send multiple pull requests to fix several vulnerabilities. I figured that not everyone knows about this amazing service, and with this article, more developers will save the time used to fix vulnerabilities manually.

Read the article >>



Special Updates

  • I created a Patreon account, If you want to $$upport my current and future work, do so by becoming my patron here.

  • I redesigned my blog and added some more pages (PS: It's fully powered by Hashnode Devblog and I'll be writing about this next year :)).

  • I'll be speaking at a couple of events next year, keep track here as I'll keep updating.

  • I'm creating a curated list of resources: books, videos, articles, speaker decks, tools about using the JAMstack. Check it out and contribute here

  • Have you seen the She Inspires series at Hashnode? This series is all about talking to the awesome women in tech, understanding the current health of the tech industry, and inspiring other women to become better. Check it out here.




Quote of the day

"Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."

- Helen Keller



That's all for this letter. See you next year and have fun! ✨.

Shout out to my current Patrons: Maya Shavin and Angie Jones​.



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