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Crucible Chrome Extension: Keep Track of Your Reviews

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Warning: this is code written by a product manager. Use the code at your own risks  In short This is a (unsupported) Chrome extension that will allow you to keep track of your reviews without having to log into Crucible. A Bit More Details Be the change you seek. Since I got into Atlassian this phrase got stuck into my head. And it's a mantra embracing the one thing that I truly love in this company: If you don't like something and you think it should be changed then don't just talk about

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A few months ago we announced the initial release of JIRA Mobile Connect for iOS. Since then, we have been working really hard to make it even more awesome! I'm excited to share the latest features and improvements of JIRA Mobile Connect. If you're not already familiar, JIRA Mobile Connect is a free, open-source library for collecting feedback, engaging with your mobile users and monitoring crash reports in order to improve the quality of your application. Clean User Interface We have redesigned

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Calling All Android Devs – Help Us Help You

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Since the release of JIRA Mobile Connect we've had almost nothing but positive reaction from mobile developers. They love the ability to collect feedback from their end users – including custom data, screenshots, voice audio, and crash reports – and have it show up directly into their favorite bug tracker, JIRA. I say "almost" because there is one small gripe that comes up time and time again: Support for Android. And trust me, we hear you loud and clear. We want this as much as

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Three months ago, the Confluence team switched from Subversion to git, just in time for our 4.1 release. In Confluence, git, rename, merge oh my… we talked about the problems we encountered with merges across branches that had lots of renames. In this post, we take a step back to look at the tools we used in order to migrate the Confluence source code from Subversion to git. Preparation Firstly, we wanted to ensure that the following infrastructure supported our source code hosted in git: Since

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Continuous Deployment for Mobile Apps

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This is a a blog post from Thomas Dohmke, CEO at Codenauts UG, creators of HockeyApp. HockeyApp allows you to distribute your betas and collect live crash reports for beta and release apps on Mac OS X, iOS and Android. Before founding Codenauts UG, Thomas worked in the automotive industry and learned the importance of efficient processes. Now he is bringing the same quality to the development of mobile apps. Don't Repeat Yourself One of the most important principles in software development is "Don't

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Scanning Confluence for Content Errors

Introduction As technical writers working on a wiki, one of the problems we face is that Confluence doesn't really have any in-built feature for detecting a range of content errors. I refer to things like broken internal links, broken images, broken JIRA issues macros (specifically), any macros that have failed to render (in general) and inclusions that cannot find the page to insert (covering {include} and {excerpt-include} macros). Some other problems are that you tend to end up with a lot

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