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Automate Docker Dependency Update.


The article discusses the importance of managing dependencies in software projects, which are external libraries needed for an application to function properly. Here are some critical points:

It highlights the difficulties developers face, such as “dependency mismatch” bugs and the complexity of managing multiple codebases, which can lead to “dependency hell.

The focus is on using WhiteSource Renovate, a tool that automates dependency updates for Docker projects by checking and updating dependency declaration files and creating pull requests automatically.

It provides a step-by-step guide on how to configure Renovate for Docker projects, including setting up a GitHub personal access token and creating a docker-compose.yml file to run the Renovate Docker image.

Details here:

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