Archives for Nick Wade

When I first heard about Atlassian some years ago, one description kept coming up–"the power of Atlassian applications is that you can make them do whatever you want”. Enterprise software normally comes with a lot of constraints–it's costly, it has a strictly defined set of features, the APIs may be limited or non-existent, and integration is often a matter of expensive experts with special tools and knowledge of each system. The importance of open At Atlassian we do things differently–we're

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This post was initially published as an article in .net magazine. Embarking on a career as an independent developer used to mean trawling freelance boards, constantly pitching projects, and thinking about the future only in the short-term. But today, new kinds of software marketplaces — specifically business-to-business (B2B) marketplaces — are making it possible for independent developers to start solid businesses with predictable growth. When we launched the Atlassian Marketplace we bet

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