Keeping your dependencies up to date in a project is a really easy way to try and keep the software secure. New releases of a dependency often include
- Patches for security vulnerabilities!
- Performance improvements!
- Awesome new features!
- Bug fixes!
It can also be quite a boring activity and can be time-consuming for a team maintaining the project to run updates regularly into production. Fortunately tools like Dependabot exist!
I wanted to create a super simple website that is easy to maintain and easy to add content to. You are reading this on the finished product, here is what makes it tick.