Sumedh is a software engineer from India currently living in Germany. He studied information technology at the University of Pune, India. Later he moved to Germany to study master’s program in software engineering from Fachhochscule Hof, Germany. He is passionate about mobile technology and loves to write apps. He is also interested in writing technical articles, learning new things, and solving problems.
Sumedh is part of Sixt since 2015 and taking care of mobile apps (Android), working in a variety of teams covering topics such as Rent a Car, Fastlane and Share a Car.
Posts by Sumedh Deshpande:
As the project grows, the number of dependencies used in the project grows too. It’s very crucial to maintain them to have a state-of-the-art product. There is no way in Android Studio that can manage these updates for us. You have to do it manually. Usually, the process involves checking if a new dependency version is available, checking what’s new or reading changelogs, and then bumping the version and creating a PR.
We were doing exactly the same. It was a tedious task for us. That’s when I decided to automate this process. During research I got to know about Dependabot - version update system. This article is about how to automate dependency updates using Dependabot and how to handle its limitations.read more