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Supercharges Collaboration with Private Instant Messaging for Teams of All Sizes SAN FRANCISCO & SYDNEY, March 7 2012 – Atlassian, the leading provider of collaboration software for product teams, today announced it has acquired San Francisco-based HipChat, a hosted private chat service for companies and teams. HipChat has more than 1,200 customers including Groupon, HubSpot and WIRED.  Atlassian will incorporate HipChat into its growing portfolio of software that helps teams at more

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It all started as a bit of a "joke" ShipIt project. A few of us play Minecraft together on a multi-player server and, after some customary ShipIt pizza and beer, decided that a Minecraft mod for creating and resolving JIRA issues would be a shoe-in for a crowd-pleasing ShipIt winner. Given that, if taken in proportion, the size of a Minecraft world is roughly equivalent to eight times the surface of the Earth, we all agreed it's pretty easy to lose track of all the great ideas you get while playing.

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JIRA DVCS Connector – connect issues to Bitbucket or GitHub

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Hosting your Git or Mercurial source on Bitbucket or GitHub? If so, we recently announced a new and improved way of connecting your distributed version control hosting tool to JIRA - the JIRA DVCS Connector. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWQPDPXiFs0 Connect JIRA to Bitbucket or GitHub Many Bitbucket and GitHub users are connecting their source to JIRA issues via the JIRA Bitbucket Connector and JIRA GitHub Connector.  The JIRA DVCS Connector combines all the features of the JIRA Bitbucket

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Every year at Atlassian Summit (our annual user conference) we provide training classes to help customers of all levels get the most out of their Atlassian tools.  These training classes are a great way for your entire team to get up to speed on new products, hone and learn new skills and hear the latest tips and tricks and use-cases.  Courses sold out early last year, so sign up now to secure a spot for your top choices. We listened to your feedback and have a whole new line-up of stellar courses

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Mercurial vs Git: Why Mercurial?

This post is part of the Atlassian DVCS Guide » This is a guest blog post by Steve Losh focusing on the primary reasons a team may choose Mercurial as their (distributed) version control system. Check out Steve’s projects to see some of the cool things he has worked on around Distributed Version Control, or jump over to his Bitbucket account and fork one of his many projects. In our previous posts, we talked about the history of version control and why it's a good thing, as well as why distributed

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What is Version Control: Diffs and Patches

This post is part of the Atlassian DVCS Guide » Much of the blog content was written in conjunction with Steve Losh. Steve is a programmer, photographer, blues dancer and musician. Check out Steve's projects to see some of the cool things he has worked on, or jump over to his Bitbucket account and get straight to the source. Making the Switch to Distributed Version Control Many individuals, teams, and organizations are thinking about making the switch to distributed version control systems

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