Developing on the Salesforce platform can become complex to manage as your team and your projects grow and mature. At Atlassian, our internal Salesforce development team started five years ago with a single analyst making small changes and customizations to support a single department. Today, it’s a small team of developers, admins, and a program manager supporting multiple departments with varying needs for customizations of our Salesforce deployment. The team manages both types of Salesforce

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If you're new to Git, or are looking to make the switch, you might have a sneaking suspicion that your old development workflow from the SVN days isn't, well... working. You're not alone. When teams at Atlassian moved to Git, we had to re-design our developer workflows from the ground up. Now these workflows are used to continuously deploy Bitbucket, HipChat, and our other web-based offerings. Join us on October 9th 2014 at 10am Pacific This beginner-level webinar includes an introduction

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TAM Day: Top 5 best practices at enterprise scale

Summit 2014 has officially ended and, with over 2,100 attendees, was our biggest annual conference yet. One of my favorite additions to Summit this year was an event hosted by the Technical Account Management team, TAM Day at Summit. An exclusive event for TAM customers, TAM Day provided them the chance to meet with Atlassian product and support leadership, and exchange ideas with other TAM customers. But, what exactly is a TAM customer? Earlier this year, Atlassian launched a technical

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If you follow Atlassian, you know we're big on continuous integration ("CI") and Git–separately, sure: but even bigger on the power that the two offer in combination. Today I want to share some tips for getting your CI system to interact optimally with your repository, which is where it all begins. 1: Avoid tracking large files in your repo One of the things you often hear about Git is that you should avoid putting large files into your repository: binaries, media files, archived artifacts,

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Stash 3.3: Track your pull request progress with tasks

The Stash & Bitbucket team is excited to announce the release of pull request tasks – the perfect way to stay on top your pull request progress. When a pull request is created, we know it's only just the beginning of an iterative process. A pull request allows you to notify your team of your proposed changes and this typically leads to discussions and feedback, which might result in further changes to the code. While extremely helpful and great for improving code quality, feedback via

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Scaling Git with Stash Data Center

Stash has always been the fastest and most secure Git repository management tool available, and now, it's also the most scalable. Announcing the release of Stash Data Center (available today in beta)! With clustering built-in, the Data Center deployment option for Stash is designed for massive scale to meet enterprise needs. Try the beta today High availability Stash Data Center provides active-active clustering to ensure users have access to their Git repositories at all times. With

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