Archives for Dave Meyer

Guest blog: Burnup reports for agile teams

Atlassian's public issue tracker, jira.atlassian.com, contains all kinds of feature requests from our customers. Occasionally, our ecosystem of add-on developers takes it upon themselves to build an add-on that implements one of these features, such as Broken Build recently did with GHS-5513. Meet them at Atlassian Summit 2014! “As a Scrum Master, I'd like to have BurnUp Charts available on the Rapid Board” says GHS-5513. What is a burnup chart anyway, and why does it matter? Can't you just

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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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Guest blog: Using AtlasBoard to create testing boards

This is a guest blog post from Karthik Selvakumar, client services engineer at Zephyr, about extending AtlasBoard – Atlassian's open source wallboard app – to include test data from the Zephyr for JIRA test case management add-on for JIRA. What is Atlasboard? Atlasboard is a NodeJS app that allows you to create wallboards. Once you install Atlasboard, you can quickly generate a wallboard and set up dashboards, widgets, and jobs, and then run them. The basic AtlasBoard module gives you

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Publishing kick-ass websites with Confluence

This is a guest post from K15t Software, the makers of the Scroll PDF Exporter, Scroll Office, and many other add-ons for Confluence. Their latest add-on, Scroll Viewport, makes it easy to turn Confluence into a CMS capable of publishing all types of content on a website. Since K15t was founded, we have built our entire company website in Confluence. Good idea? Maybe, maybe not – but we certainly learned a lot about Confluence theming. Over the years, we’ve discovered many of the

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Managing Inventory in JIRA: A Plugin Approach

You might have read our recent series on asset management with JIRA. This guest blog post from Tuncay Senturk of Snapbytes describes how you can use the Inventory Plugin for JIRA to quickly and easily get started with asset management in JIRA. Tuncay Senturk is the creator of the JIRA Enhancer Plugin, Twitter Plugin for JIRA, Time to SLA Plugin for JIRA and Stateoscope add-ons for JIRA. Why inventories? The primary challenge of inventory management is simple: As organizations grow,

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Codegeist is back – Let’s get developing!

We're proud to announce the return of Codegeist, Atlassian's development competition. Whether you're a seasoned Atlassian add-on developer or just trying out our platform, Codegeist is a great way to win cool prizes for your code. How to enter We want to make it easy to participate in Codegeist, so there's no need to register or put together a submission. Just submit your add-on to the Atlassian Marketplace, and you'll automatically be considered for the monthly Codegeist prize. The criteria are

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