First came agile development, and now it's all about Git. You've heard that it's great for decentralized teams, prevents merge hell, and is awesome for collaboration. But how do you get started? Well, Atlassian Git Essentials is for you! Last Thursday, we hosted a live webinar to show you how Git Essentials helps you get Git right. Our very own Amber Buchan, Dev Tools extraordinaire, demoed exactly how JIRA, JIRA Agile, Stash, and Bamboo have come together for your Git needs. We covered the

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Not so long ago I was lucky enough to speak at our Getting Git Right tour about our migration from Subversion to Git here at Atlassian. I loved sharing our experience, and I had great questions from the crowd. It also confirmed my belief that many people need some time to make the transition from traditional SCMs to DVCS. There are many development teams still on Subversion, and the FishEye/Crucible team is on a mission to support them and provide great tools to help them develop better. So this

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The Spock Framework is one of the best unit testing frameworks compatible with JUnit. It's based on the Groovy language and it takes its capabilities to an upper level (thanks to huge AST transformations performed during compilation). You can write beautiful yet powerful tests, including but not limited to: data series, mocking, behavior testing, and detailed reporting about failed assertions. I believe that the Atlassian Clover 3.3 is the best code coverage tool for Spock-based tests. Let me

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Have more date nights with Bamboo & JIRA

My list of favorite new things at Atlassian since returning from 3 months leave is as follows: my adjustable-height desk, HipChat video, and (to the surprise of exactly no-one) Bamboo's ever-more-streamlined deployment flow. Having accurate information about what's been deployed, what's about to be deployed, and what state a rollback would leave you in can be the difference between happy teams and teams that cancelled their dinner plans Friday night because they were stuck at the office (*ahem*).

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On February 25th, we introduced Atlassian Git Essentials and the latest integrations between JIRA, Stash, and Bamboo. You may have read about it on TechCrunch, on our blog, or maybe you watched this video, and now you're curious to know how Atlassian can solve your Git needs. Well, our upcoming webinar, Git Essentials: See it live!, will give you the opportunity to see how it all works and ask those burning questions. Sign up now Thursday, April 3rd, at 9:00AM PDT Join us for a 30-minute

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It has always been a huge priority for Atlassian to bridge the gap between code and issues, and make teams more productive. The newest release of  JIRA 6.2, with integrations into FishEye and Crucible 3.3, does just that by boosting the traceability between issues and source. The development panel in JIRA will give you all the source details from your repositories for Subversion, Perforce, Mercurial and more. Try it now Development status of your issues at a glance Does this issue have commits?

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