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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Inside Atlassian: managing agile releases, Stash style

Stash, our Git repository manager, is one of the hottest products at Atlassian. If you follow us on Twitter, you may have noticed that the Stash team delivers new versions about every 5 weeks. That's as tight a release cycle as it gets for on-premises B2B software! So what is the Stash team's secret recipe for lighting the world on fire without burning themselves out? I sat down with product manager Jens Schumacher and development manager Stefan Saasen to get the scoop. K.I.S.S. - Keep

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Last week, we hosted a webinar on git, focusing on workflows and practices you can adopt when you move to git. We discussed two of the more popular branching models used internally at Atlassian in depth, and gave practical examples on how git can allow you to reduce friction and increase the efficiency of your team. Watch the recording, share it with your team If you're evaluating the move to git and you want to get familiar with distributed version control concepts, then this webinar will

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In this post I'd like to highlight various features in Bamboo that were developed separately during the past year or so. If you combine these little pieces together you can make your Bamboo to be a powerful friend in DVCS-oriented software development. This time I'll focus mostly on doing CI on dev branches and merging. Next time I'll cover areas like test failures, quarantining, and a bit about JIRA. One of the main purposes of Bamboo is to build your code, run the tests against it and notify

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Thinking of switching to DVCS? Git yourself to Summit

Many enterprises around the world are facing a new challenge brought about by the modern development age -- moving from a centralized version control system, such as Subversion, to a distributed version control system, such as Git. This post isn't to rant on the benefits of DVCS over CVCS (faster working with code, advanced workflows, and lightweight branching and merging). This post isn't to debate the benefits of various DVCS options, such as Git vs Mercurial. This post is to say

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Making Stash backups easier Until now, Atlassian's recommended procedure for backing up a Stash server involved shutting down Stash and using your own scripts to backup the database and filesystem. That wasn't ideal: system administrators had to spend time writing backup scripts and users were often given no information why the system is down. Alongside Stash 2.7, we've released the Stash Backup Client. This makes backing up Stash much easier for system administrators and improves the experience

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