Archives for the tag: plugin

3 ways to get more from JIRA and Confluence

This is a guest post from Remie Bolte of CollabSoft, an Atlassian Expert and developer of 10 add-ons on the Atlassian Marketplace. In my time as a software developer, I have worked with a number of traditional software teams that made the move to agile development and switched to JIRA to track their work. That transition requires teams to reeducate themselves for a new methodology, so I've read many of the books and blog posts, attended the training sessions, and listened to the agile coaches. In

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Win prizes for organizing JIRA issues with Structure

This is a guest post from ALM Works, makers of the Structure add-on for JIRA. ALM Works is thrilled to announce a new coding contest for developers to extend and integrate with Structure, our best-selling issue organization add-on for JIRA. If you’re a developer who uses Structure – or a Structure user with access to a friendly developer – this is an awesome opportunity to show off your skills and ingenuity, earn kudos, and be recognized as an accomplished Structure expert. As if that wasn't

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Take Confluence to the next level with RefinedWiki Original Theme 4

This is a guest post from RefinedWiki, the team behind Original Theme for Confluence, one of the best-selling Confluence add-ons of all time. Last month we released RefinedWiki Original Theme 4.0, a Confluence plugin that lets you organize content and skin it with our pre-designed themes. With every release from Atlassian, Confluence gets more friendly for everyone in the company, not just the developers. The rich text editor in Confluence 4.0, Blueprints in 5.1, and new Confluence Questions

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Car accident? JIRA to the rescue!

This is a guest blog from Kepler-Rominfo, makers of the JJUPIN scripting add-on for JIRA. What do cars and JIRA have in common? Here in Romania, JIRA has a lot to do with car accidents. Don’t worry, distracted drivers aren't causing pileups while filing JIRA issues from their mobile phones (at least as far as we know). I used to believe that JIRA is only for building software, but this story – which still amazes me – proves that JIRA can power the most unlikely of workflows. The issue Years

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Organize your JIRA issues with subcomponents

This is a guest blog post from Vasiliy Krokha, a consultant at Atlassian partner Broken Build, and maker of Subcomponents for JIRA. How are your JIRA issues organized? Chances are, the answer is "poorly." The core of issue organization in JIRA is the project. Projects are the highest level containers for issues in JIRA. Your JIRA projects should reflect real projects or teams at your company. Projects can be small, but commonly they are huge, with hundreds or thousands of issues. That's why it's

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15 Steps to Atlassian Marketplace Success

Bob Swift of Bob Swift Software is a long-established presence in the Atlassian developer ecosystem. His add-ons for Confluence and JIRA – including the Table Plugin, SQL Plugin, and Excel Plugin – collectively have hundreds of thousands of downloads, and tons of Atlassian customers. Bob has built an extraordinarily successful business on top of the Atlassian Marketplace. In this post, he shares some not-so-secret tips for building a successful business on top of Atlassian. It's a must-read

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