Git. By now you've heard about all the awesome things it provides such as cheap branching, high redundancy, the flexibility to work anywhere – the list goes on. But you need the right tools to unlock the true power of Git: the ability to collaborate on code. At Atlassian, we believe in providing the right tools to every developer, so they can focus on writing the best code. With the latest releases of Stash and Bitbucket, we've aligned our Git tools so users will have the same optimized

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Parlez vous Git? Stash 3 ist hier!

It's been a tremendous ride since we first introduced Stash, our on-premises Git repository manager. We started the journey toward that initial launch by asking our customers questions: Why is Git critical to the success of their business? Where are the bottlenecks in their developers' workflow? When do devs need their tools to get out of the way? These are questions that still guide us, two years and 18 releases later. It's fitting, then, that our third major release of Stash touches each of

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My life runs on JIRA – Sommelier edition

Nobody will ever accuse me of being a wine snob, what with my unsophisticated palate and refusal to spend over $30 per bottle. But I know what I like, and when I find something I like, I tend to grab a few bottles to have on hand. This has led to me to build up a modest little collection over the past few years. I don't have space for a proper wine rack to hold it, so everything is stored in cardboard boxes in my basement. This is nicely space efficient, but about as un-transparent as can be.

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Task management with Confluence and JIRA

Hey! Dan from the JIRA team here. I'd like to take a few moments to share how task management in Confluence relates to JIRA. Both products enable teams to collaborate using task management and distribution, but Confluence works well for smaller business teams whereas JIRA excels for larger projects and software teams. Getting from here to goal People rally around goals. For goals to be actionable we need to break them down into a set of tasks that bridge the gap from where we are to where we

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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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Confluence Questions 1.0: Share Knowledge with Q&A

Sharing knowledge within your company can be hard. Employees are often scattered across different departments and locations, working on different projects, and constantly creating pockets of tribal knowledge. When someone has a question, they're not sure who to ask, or how to find the answers they need. The journey to find an answer usually includes searching through emails and instant messages, or a tap on your neighbor's shoulder. You might find an answer, but generally not before interrupting

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