Get to know the new HipChat

Starting today, we'll be rolling out a HipChat that looks a whole lot different. At first you'll notice it's lighter and cleaner, but there's a lot more going on (and sets us up for more big changes to come). We're starting with the Mac app first, then we'll be rolling out the changes to the rest of the apps. HipChat for Mac 3.0 Over the past few years, the Atlassian design team created the Atlassian Design Guidelines. ADG is a public guide of the best practices when designing Atlassian products,

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Last week we gathered up several hundred of our fellow software makers and talked about four development practices you can use to keep from getting your wires crossed: feature branching, continuous integration, pull requests, and information radiators. These are practices that teams at Atlassian have been really successful with, and–to the surprise of exactly nobody–we've baked support for them into the Git Essentials solution. ICYMI In case you missed it, here are the key points we covered: Feature

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Confluence Data Center is available now!

Today, Confluence is joining JIRA in offering the Data Center deployment option. Data Center was designed to meet the needs of our largest customers providing the performance at scale, high availability and instant scalability they need for business critical applications. Talking with our largest customers, we've learned that as Confluence adoption grows within an organization, teams become more dependent on it to share and find information, collaborate with each other, and get work done. If

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5 tips for great code reviews

In almost every organization, team members collaborate to get work done. Software teams typically transition issues between people for different functions like code development, code review, and testing (even if they are all on the same team). When transitioning an issue from one team member to another it’s important to minimize the amount of ramp up required for the receiver to fully understand the issue. Transferring issues can be extremely expensive as it requires time from not only one,

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Virtual Dev Den, September 3rd

Next Wednesday at 8am PDT we'll be running our first developer "Office Hours" on a Google+ hangout. Our first session will be hosted by myself and recently elected Docker Governance Advisory Board member Nicola Paolucci. We'd love to take your questions on git, Docker, developer workflows, Atlassian developer tools or how we do development at Atlassian. For example: What are the pros and cons of instituting code review? How does a rebase work? How does Atlassian use git, Bamboo and

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Confluence Data Center Webinar Recap

This is the final installment of our Enterprise Offerings webinar series. If you would like to learn more and view recordings of the previous webinars in this series, click here. Last week, Atlassian hosted the final webinar in its Enterprise Offerings series, "Confluence Data Center: Scaling Collaboration Across the Enterprise." The Confluence Data Center beta was recently announced, along with our other enterprise offerings. While Confluence Data Center is coming soon, Premier Support, Technical

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