Wouldn't it be great to stop fretting over the small stuff, and spend your time being a developer? Our latest releases* make the once-tedious hurdles of software administration a thing of the past. Our tools now integrate better than ever, with best practices baked right in to guide you through the development flow. They work together to get you from issue creation to coding to merging effortlessly. You have to see it to believe it. Free your focus from the non-development tasks. Get back

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We're thrilled to introduce the latest addition to the Atlassian distributed version control system (DVCS) family – SourceTree for Windows. SourceTree is a free Git desktop client for developers on Windows. Say goodbye to the command line and use the full capabilities of Git through SourceTree's beautifully simple interface (and stop being jealous of what your Mac friends are using). A simple, powerful Git client SourceTree for Windows simplifies how you interact with Git repositories

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Have you ever had the desire to add new features or customize Atlassian products?  Well, you can do just that by building your own Atlassian plugin.  We provide the plugin framework and an SDK to make this possible.  If you want to learn more, you’re invited to attend the plugin courses we’re offering on Sept 19th just south of San Francisco in Half Moon Bay. We're offering three classes for Java developers: Getting Started with Atlassian Plugins, Intermediate JIRA Plugin Development, and

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SourceTree 1.4 – Stash’s Trusty Sidekick

Sherlock Holmes and Watson, Han Solo and Chewbacca, Batman and Robin. Every hero has a trusty sidekick to complement his/her talents and form a kick-ass team. With the recent release of SourceTree 1.4, we can now say that it's no different at Atlassian with SourceTree and Stash, Atlassian's Git repo management tool for the enterprise. Holy SourceTree, Batman! In a secret laboratory hidden deep within Sydney, Stash was born to solve the problems that plagued Enterprise teams trying to manage

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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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Update 22 Feb 2012: Apple have now extended the deadline to June 1st. Hopefully they’re realising the difficulties they’re creating for developers and will address some of the remaining concerns in this time. On March 1st, Apple will change the rules of the Mac App Store to require all applications to run inside of a 'sandbox'. Unfortunately, this will disallow important SourceTree functionality that was previously acceptable under store rules. Complying with the sandboxing rules would

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