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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Facebook has recently presented a new way to compose applications, an application architecture they named Flux. They reported that as modern web applications grow in complexity, this model eases the maintenance and the cognitive load required to develop them. I jumped in excitement (it's true!) as I immediately saw the beauty of the model. But I wanted to understand it and confirm my intuition and itch about it. I am a tinkerer at heart so with this tutorial I share my current understanding and

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We're hard at work putting the finishing touches on our sixth annual user conference, making it into a killer experience for you and your team. We’re talking 7 breakout session rooms, 20 training courses, 70+ exhibitors, and the largest gathering of Atlassians and Atlassian customers ever. Summit 2014 will be our biggest exchange of expertise, training, and insights that your team can start using right away. Want to see what we've got in store? Check out the updated agenda with talks from

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Following the git 2.0.0 release two-and-a-half months ago we're being treated to a new minor version of git, 2.1.0, with a host of exciting new features! The full release notes are available here, but they can be a bit terse if you're not deeply involved in the git community. This blog is my own commentary on some aspects of the release that got us excited at Atlassian. Better pager defaults The quotes in this article are lifted directly from the release notes, with my own commentary below. Since

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As teams transition to an agile development workflow, many struggle with how to adapt traditional testing methods in an agile culture. Teams are often forced to trade off the quality of their product against the speed of shipping. At Atlassian, we've pioneered a different approach, known as Quality Assistance. Instead of creating a separate test team to hold responsibility for quality, a small team of Quality Assistance engineers evangelizes and coaches sustainable testing methods across the

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