Standing room only for code review discussion at Devoxx

This week, Wojciech Seliga and Sławomir Ginter from SPARTEZ gave a fantastic presentation at Devoxx on Effective Code Reviews in Agile Teams. They shared insights on how Atlassian gets value from doing code reviews internally using Crucible and the IDE Connector for IntelliJ.

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Test Smarter – Clover 2.4 webinar available on AtlassianTV

Just in case you missed it, earlier this week we held a webinar to talk about the new features in Clover 2.4. I was joined by Brendan Humphreys, the lead architect for Clover, and he discussed how the new Test Optimization feature has already had a significant impact on our own FishEye team by reducing the total amount of time they spend running their builds and automated tests. Brendan also talked about how Clover's per-test coverage can help you understand your test suite and provide you the insight

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Clover 2.4 released, now test smarter with Test Optimization

New Clover 2.4 release introduces Test Optimization to the essential Java code coverage tool. Automatically streamline your builds and automated testing to get the most from the tests that matter without waiting for those that don't. Learn more at http://www.atlassian.com/clover.

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Stop testing so much!

Automated testing is a great way of maintaining quality on a software project, but often teams find themselves with long-running suites of tests that become a time killer in the iterative development process. Clover's new test optimization feature can dramatically reduce build times by selectively running only the tests relevant to a particular change. This means the test suite can be run locally prior to a commit. It also means CI server throughput is greatly improved, both of which mean faster feedback to development teams. The Test optimization integrates with your existing Ant or Maven2 build environment.

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Sid Probstein, the CTO of Attivio, recently posted a great blog about developing Software at the Speed of Light Sid leads a clever team that has shipped two big releases in one year without slipping schedule dates. While Sid lists many secrets to his team's success, one pillar of their productivity is their use of Atlassian tools: To support the automation goal above, we are very careful about selecting tools that support our goals. You will find the entire Atlassian Software stack - JIRA, Bamboo,

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