Guest post: Keeping master clean with Bamboo and LEDs

This is a guest post from David Cook–growth hacker at Jut, Atlassian alumnus, and possibly the fastest man on earth. A few months ago, we realized we had a problem with our automated builds in Bamboo. There were some tests that only ran on master, and developers would sometimes merge in a branch that had passed locally, but would break on master. Then other developers would merge to master when it was broken–making it more difficult to figure out why the builds had broken in the first place.

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The maintainers of the Git and Mercurial open source projects have identified a vulnerability in the Git and Mercurial clients for Macintosh and Windows operating systems that could allow critical files to be overwritten with unwanted files, including executables. We recommend that all client users of Git and Mercurial, including FishEye, Crucible, and SourceTree users, update their Git client with one of the published Git maintenance releases (1.8.5.6, 1.9.5, 2.0.5, 2.1.4 and 2.2.1) or

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Whether you're deep into CI or just getting started, planning for scale should always be considered. So today we're excited to announce Bamboo 5.7 with new features to help you manage your servers as you scale up CI. Expiry has been extended to Deployments The biggest benefit to using a CI system is how frequently you can build and deploy your applications.  Of course, over time many artifacts, results, and logs are created that build up and become a space hog on your servers. Bamboo has helped

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In case you missed last Thursday's "Git workflows for SaaS teams" webinar, we just published the recording. Despite the title, the content is about 10% SaaS / 90% Git best practice, so you should get something out of it (regardless of what type of software you make)–especially if you're: currently using Git, but feel like you're not getting the most out of your workflow not using Git, and thinking about migrating soon curious about feature branching, merge strategies, continuous integration

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There's this idea floating around: an idea that builds are the devil. That they're unreliable, tedious and confusing. I won't try to refute this... but my secondment has taught me that builds are so much more! I began at Atlassian as a developer on the Confluence development team where my work primarily involved delivering features such as Confluence-JIRA integration and the Confluence Space IA (Left Sidebar). So when I was approached about joining the Confluence build engineering team for

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Developing on the Salesforce platform can become complex to manage as your team and your projects grow and mature. At Atlassian, our internal Salesforce development team started five years ago with a single analyst making small changes and customizations to support a single department. Today, it’s a small team of developers, admins, and a program manager supporting multiple departments with varying needs for customizations of our Salesforce deployment. The team manages both types of Salesforce

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