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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More than 30 Integration Partners - Including Box, New Relic, Zendesk, and Zephyr - Plus Over 100 Add-Ons Leverage JIRA's New APIs SAN FRANCISCO & SYDNEY, February 22, 2012—Atlassian, the leading provider of collaboration software for product teams, today launched JIRA 5, the latest release of its flagship product. Available through both an OnDemand and on-site offering, JIRA 5 offers a social product development platform that connects people, applications and activity to accelerate the

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JIRA 5 Goes Social

JIRA 5 is the developer's platform for collaboration, connecting the people, activity and applications you work with every day. Software development involves your entire organization, and good software becomes great when you bring everyone into your development process. JIRA 5 is here, connecting the dots between the development process and the rest of your business. Your Platform for Collaboration Software is the center of much of our world today: it's in your car, on the phone in your pocket,

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The Release Report is a plugin that the FishEye and Crucible team uses to help their development process. Check out the Release Report as well as many other plugins at plugins.atlassian.com. Tracking Changes Before A Release We at Atlassian frequently use feature branches for the ongoing development of FishEye. Feature branches have proved to be a very practical part of our collaboration process, but it also comes with its own set of headaches - especially when we're about to release a new version. In

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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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About mgm technology partners mgm is a medium sized software solution company that defines its success by its contribution to the success of its clients’ businesses. Founded in 1994, mgm is based in Munich, with about 300 employees throughout Europe. Alexander Weiss has been with the company since its migration from Bugzilla to JIRA in 2005 - he championed the adoption internally after using JIRA at a customer site. mgm technology partners uses JIRA, GreenHopper, Confluence and recently brought

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