First came agile development, and now it's all about Git. You've heard that it's great for decentralized teams, prevents merge hell, and is awesome for collaboration. But how do you get started? Well, Atlassian Git Essentials is for you! Last Thursday, we hosted a live webinar to show you how Git Essentials helps you get Git right. Our very own Amber Buchan, Dev Tools extraordinaire, demoed exactly how JIRA, JIRA Agile, Stash, and Bamboo have come together for your Git needs. We covered the

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Have more date nights with Bamboo & JIRA

My list of favorite new things at Atlassian since returning from 3 months leave is as follows: my adjustable-height desk, HipChat video, and (to the surprise of exactly no-one) Bamboo's ever-more-streamlined deployment flow. Having accurate information about what's been deployed, what's about to be deployed, and what state a rollback would leave you in can be the difference between happy teams and teams that cancelled their dinner plans Friday night because they were stuck at the office (*ahem*).

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On February 25th, we introduced Atlassian Git Essentials and the latest integrations between JIRA, Stash, and Bamboo. You may have read about it on TechCrunch, on our blog, or maybe you watched this video, and now you're curious to know how Atlassian can solve your Git needs. Well, our upcoming webinar, Git Essentials: See it live!, will give you the opportunity to see how it all works and ask those burning questions. Sign up now Thursday, April 3rd, at 9:00AM PDT Join us for a 30-minute

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Git the whole picture in JIRA

In October we introduced Atlassian's feature branching workflow – a simple and foolproof way to get started with Git branching for teams using JIRA, Stash, SourceTree, and Bamboo. The push-button branching keeps your branch names consistent with your JIRA issue, making it easy to organize and track your branches. Today, we are excited to bring even more to the Git table with the latest and greatest: the development panel in JIRA. Keep team leads, project managers, and product owners informed

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We all have the tendency to avoid things that are going to be difficult – whether physical, logistical, or otherwise. And we do this knowing full well that if we just faced the tough things head-on, it would result in a much lower degree of total difficulty in the long run. (For example, I once went three years without seeing a dentist, and was so afraid of what might be revealed that I continued to avoid it for another four years.) Ahhh, humans. Gotta love us. In the software world, the "dentist"

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Atlassian is happy to announce the launch of Clover 3.2, the latest feature release of our award-winning tool for Java code coverage and test optimization. What's new in Clover 3.2? It comes with the Java 8 language support Clover can instrument, record code coverage, and calculate metrics for new Java 8 language features such as: Lambda functions (written as "one-liner" expressions, as well as code blocks in curly braces) Method references (such as "Math::abs") Virtual extension methods

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