Announcing Gradle support

Using Gradle? Dependabot can now help you keep the dependencies in your build.gradle files up-to-date.


Here's how it works:

  • Dependabot looks for a "build.gradle" and (optionally) a "settings.gradle" in your repo, and pulls it down.
  • Dependabot extracts the dependencies from the top-level project and any sub-projects, and checks against your repositories to see if they're up-to-date.
  • If any updates are available, Dependabot creates individual PRs for each of your outdated dependencies.

We wanted to launch Gradle support as early as possible, so have released it in alpha. As such it might be a little rough around the edges, but we'll use your feedback to make it perfect.

If you use Gradle we'd love to hear from you as we test support for it. If you have any suggestions, or if you experience any issues, please don't hesitate to let us know!


Dependabot helps keep your dependencies up-to-date. It's free for personal accounts and open source, and always will be.

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