Atlassian developer Brian McKenna has been working on a new programming language, Roy, since May 2011. In this video Brian shares his motivation for building Roy as well as where the language is heading in the future. More discussion about Roy can be found in a recent Hacker News article. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtLb_l3K68A Resources: More information on Roy Follow @puffnfresh Fork the Roy repo on Bitbucket

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Atlassian OnDemand, Meet Flowdock

Use JIRA with Flowdock to keep your team updated on new issues and their progress. Need to discuss an issue? No problem, each action in JIRA creates a new context for conversation in Flowdock. React in a heartbeat instead of days. By integrating Flowdock with Atlassian OnDemand, you can bring activity from your project management tool (JIRA), version control systems (GitHub, Bitbucket), customer feedback channels (Zendesk, email lists), wikis (Confluence) and many other sources into an easily

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A new plugin is available for Bamboo that provides a Task to upload files from Bamboo directly to a remote server using SCP as part of the build. Simply provide the destination host, username, password, the local path of the files you want to copy (You can use Ant style pattern matching to include multiple files) and a destination directory on the server - then its good to go! If you haven't heard of the Bamboo Task Master Challenge already, Atlassian is running a competition where you write

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Bamboo 3.3 was released several weeks ago with brand new features - support for multiple repositories for a single Plan. Despite it being one of the most popular feature requests ever, we got a few questions on how to really take advantage of multiple repository support. Let's take a look at three ways to utilize this feature if you need to build your project from source... 1. Easily build large projects Large projects are often composed of smaller, self-contained modules. Depending on your choice

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tl;dr 6 months after the move to Mercurial and testing different working modes using this DVCS, the GreenHopper team ended up using following Mercurial features: We use clones for "throw away" spikes as well as in case where other teams want to contribute code changes to the GreenHopper code base Each feature is developed in a separate branch inside the main repository. Once complete, the changes are merged back to default and the branch closed Our main repository is hosted on Bitbucket,

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Atlassian OnDemand, Meet Google Apps

On the heels of launching Atlassian OnDemand, we are excited to support a growing list of add-ons that connect our development tools with the products and services you rely on to run your business. Whether you're looking to integrate with your helpdesk, business productivity suite, or CRM, we've got the tools to bring your development team into the conversation and to help them communicate better across applications. Over the next four weeks we will highlight add-ons from Google Apps, Get Satisfaction,

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