5 tips for great code reviews

In almost every organization, team members collaborate to get work done. Software teams typically transition issues between people for different functions like code development, code review, and testing (even if they are all on the same team). When transitioning an issue from one team member to another it’s important to minimize the amount of ramp up required for the receiver to fully understand the issue. Transferring issues can be extremely expensive as it requires time from not only one,

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With great improvements in the user interface and new API calls for managing instances, the 3.5 release will delight both users and administrators of FishEye and Crucible. We're proud to announce the following developments: User experience improvements for code reviews and file browsing New REST resources to manage projects and permissions FishEye starts indexing repositories updated in Stash with no delay and no configuration required Optimized memory usage to get more performance

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Last week, I was going through some specifications in Confluence with a relatively new Atlassian employee. As he was looking for a page he'd recently worked on, I casually mentioned, "Just hit G then R." He did, and the Recently viewed pages popup appeared, letting him see all the pages he'd been working on recently. Him: "MATE! I didn't know about this! You're my hero." Me: "No worries mate." Alright, maybe he didn't say I was his hero, but it made me realize that it's quite easy for Atlassians

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Recently, Sten Pittet, product manager at Atlassian, held a webinar focused on FishEye/Crucible 3.4. He walked through major enhancements including how to: Speed reviews with automatic full screen mode for diffs and changesets Manage repositories with REST APIs Add Windows as a Service using the new 32-bit and 64-bit installers See faster Git indexing Add Stash repositories with one click Watch the recording, share it with your team If you’re interested in learning more

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I often get asked about how we use our own tools for software development here at Atlassian. Since it is fast becoming the norm to work as a distributed team at Atlassian, I thought I'd take a moment to share some of our experiences in working more efficiently across time zones and geographies. I'm highlighting FishEye and Crucible as we've spawned a new team in Gdansk over a year ago, so it's a good example of a distributed effort. 1. Release planning Planning begins when the Product Manager (PM)

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Webinar: What’s new in FishEye/Crucible 3.4

On April 15th, we shipped the latest FishEye/Crucible 3.4 release. Our upcoming webinar, Winning with FishEye/Crucible 3.4, will give you the opportunity walk through the changes with product manager, Sten Pittet, to learn more about what's new in this release and ask any questions you might have. Thursday, May 15th, at 12:00PM EDT Join us for a 45-minute live demo and check out all the features in FishEye/Crucible 3.4. In this session, you will learn how to: Speed up reviews with automatic

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