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Connecting JIRA 6.2 to GitHub

In almost every instance, software development is a collaborative effort – multiple people are working with any given issue during an its lifecycle. Product owners, developers, as well as business stakeholders all need to be involved during the software development lifecycle. With JIRA 6.2 we released deep integrations with Atlassian's Git tools, Stash and Bitbucket. Many of you wanted to know if JIRA's development features would work with GitHub, and I'm pleased to say that the answer is "yes." One

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Those who have peered into the culture of Atlassian are sure to have noticed the company values we hold near and dear. Although a little more reserved than its boorish, Open Company, No Bullshit and Don' t#@!% the Customer cousins, our company value Build with Heart and Balance is so important to us that we take a day out each year to celebrate it. Atlassian Friends and Family Day is a chance for Atlassians to thank those close to them for their help, patience, and support of the company and

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Do Agile Right Webinar recap – Q&A with Atlassian product managers

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In January, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product managers, Sherif Mansour and John Masson, hosted a live webinar where they shared agile best practices that they’ve learned over the years, including: When to write product requirements documents and when to seek alternatives How to write effective product requirements documents How to build prototypes when designing new features Using JIRA and Confluence for product management Watch the recording, share it with your

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In February, I had the pleasure of speaking with the London Atlassian User Group (AUG) about some of our experiences with continuous delivery and deployment at Atlassian. The slides for this are available online, but the talk generated a lot of discussion at the time and I'd like to recap some of it here. To give a bit of context, I work in the business platform team; we're responsible for developing the tools that allow the business to interact with the customer. In particular, we develop the

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Announcing Summit 2014

Atlassian Summit 2014 takes place September 9, 10, and 11 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. Register by June 1 and save $300 off general admission.  This September, Atlassian Summit heads to Silicon Valley to connect our largest group of customers (from over 40 countries!) with Atlassian product teams and Expert partners. Three days chock-full of best practices, hands-on training, and the latest announcements on the very Atlassian tools you use every day. Our sixth

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Git and project dependencies

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Consider the following questions: How do you handle project dependencies with git? Our project is made up of multiple inter-dependent repositories. Currently we manage those with svn:externals. What's the best way to handle those with git? How do you split a very big repository in smaller components using git? These are some examples of the most asked questions we got at the European leg of our recent Getting Git Right tour. The topic appears to be a big pain point for many software

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