Atlassian, maker of collaboration tools for product development teams, has announced the hiring of Alex Estevez as Chief Financial Officer and the promotion of Jay Simons to the role of President. The company is also reporting record growth for its fiscal year ending June 2011, alongside two acquisitions and a $1 million philanthropic milestone. Key Hires Estevez joins Atlassian with broad industry experience, including his most recent post as CFO at BigFix, where he oversaw that company's

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If you couldn't tell, our development team is focused on bringing you new features, fast. Just two weeks after launching Team Calendars 1.1, were excited to announce that our next major release - Team Calendars 1.2 - is available for download now!

This release focuses on extending the notification features added in Team Calendars 1.1, improving localization support and making general user interface improvements.

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Atlassian is an unusual company, where we not only get to work on leading-edge software, but also enjoy tackling tough challenges at the forefront of our craft. This blog — about a regular work week — captures this element of our work. Monday 9am: Coffee. I dig into documentation work for Confluence, which is my primary area of responsibility. I'm currently documenting a new WYSIWYG editor, which is a pleasure to write. This is because Confluence is a good platform for technical documentation;

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