Today's best software is made not by lone hackers coding in solitary basements, but by teams of "makers" working together to build the next great thing. But without shared workflows, rigorous testing, and proper communication, the path to release day can look more like a Gordian knot. Enter the Git Essentials solution from Atlassian: planning, tracking, source code management, builds, and deploys–all in a single integrated suite. With these powerful tools, teams can coordinate their work

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Enterprise Services webinar recap

Part of our Enterprise Offerings webinar series. Read more Last week, Atlassian hosted the second live webinar in our Enterprise Offerings series, "Enterprise Support Across Your Atlassian Products." Atlassian's Bryan Mayo, Head of Enterprise Support, and Aditya Phadke, Head of Technical Account Management, took attendees through our new enterprise support and strategic service offerings designed to ensure enterprise customers are getting the most out of their Atlassian applications. They covered: How

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Guest blog: Burnup reports for agile teams

Atlassian's public issue tracker, jira.atlassian.com, contains all kinds of feature requests from our customers. Occasionally, our ecosystem of add-on developers takes it upon themselves to build an add-on that implements one of these features, such as Broken Build recently did with GHS-5513. Meet them at Atlassian Summit 2014! “As a Scrum Master, I'd like to have BurnUp Charts available on the Rapid Board” says GHS-5513. What is a burnup chart anyway, and why does it matter? Can't you just

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Nowadays applying a fix to a project is as easy as creating a fork - which conjures up a full remote copy of the project for you to hack on - selecting the file you want to change, pressing Edit and committing your fixes. What if you are at the receiving end of a pull request (abbreviated PR in the following) instead? Using a polished web UI is great and often that's all you need. Click a button to Approve, click a button to Merge and you're done. But that's not always the case! It's a common

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Recap: Our 24-hour hackathon for Make a Diff

Just over a week ago, Atlassian hosted a hackathon in the new Austin office to help support Atlassian Foundation’s Make a Diff initiative; a website designed to help charity organizations crowd-source their technical projects to anyone who wants to donate their time and skills to worthwhile causes. With about 10 volunteers, both external and Atlassian employees, we accomplished a great deal in 24 hours and paved the way for the success of Make A Diff. During that time we... Completed: Major

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Confluence tip of the month: shares vs. @mentions

To anyone who doubts that Atlassians are a little too obsessed with collaboration, and tools related thereto, let me describe a recent discussion we had (which took place on our internal Confluence, of course). It was lamented that, when you share a page and include a note, those thoughts are read by one person, then languish forever in their inbox. There’s no clean way to reply to them, and nobody else can benefit from what you had to say. By building the share-by-email feature, had we inadvertently

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