One of the great advantages of working at Atlassian is that we're building the tools that we ourselves use to get our job done. With time to work on personal projects (through 20% time and ShipIt days), we are not only given the opportunity to come up with our own ideas for improving our tools, we actually get time to implement them. This is how the Branch View Plugin for Bamboo came to be: I wanted an easier way to monitor the builds that are running on my feature branches. The birth of "The

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Collaborate with your team using a wiki

We know. If you're not familair with using a wiki, the first thing you think of is probably Wikipedia. If that's not the first thing, then it's probably "WTF is a wiki?" Often known to be used by technical teams, wiki software is diverse, powerful and extremely useful for facilitating online collaboration. Why a wiki and why Confluence Confluence has come along way from it's humble begginings as advanced wiki software aimed at helping technical teams document and collaborate around work online.

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Organize new Confluence spaces, fast!

This is a guest blog post from Gorka Puente, founder of Keinoby and maker of the Yoikee Creator and Share Attachments add-ons for Confluence. When you first get started with a wiki, one of the biggest challenges is how to organize your spaces and pages so that everyone in the company will start contributing content. Organizations beginning with Confluence frequently wonder whether to organize their spaces by product or by team and how to make sure that each space has a consistent structure. If

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Encryption and Atlassian

Our values push us to keep improving in providing great solutions and helping every team. We support the SSL practices defined by the EFF in their Encrypt the Web report and we’re excited to update you on our progress. All Atlassian Cloud platforms now have: Encryption of Data links between centres. HTTPS enforced HTTPS Strict Transport Security (HSTS) across all sites Forward Secrecy implemented. If your email server supports it, email is sent encrypted with our HipChat and Atlassian

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I've been doing a bit of traveling lately on the second leg of the Getting Git Right tour. It's been a blast meeting so many devs from around the world. It's been particularly incredible to see how much git adoption has grown amongst attendees in the few months since we did the first leg of the tour. When we presented in July, almost all attendees raised their hand when we asked "Who's using git?". However, there is one low point during every evening that I've hosted: the moment after I ask the

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Being the change we seek in San Francisco

Through the Atlassian Foundation, we are committed to advancing humanity through the power of education and software. We look at this in a very global way through our partnership with Room to Read - since 2009, we’ve donated over $3M to support girls' education in Asia. Increasingly, we’re looking closer to home, too. We’re committed to making a difference in, and deepening our ties with, the communities we call home. Toward this end we’re proud to announce that, in San Francisco, we’re

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