Archives for the tag: plugins

Getting More Out of JIRA with Interactive Visualizations

This guest post comes courtesy of Andrew Mottaz, part of the team behind Protoshare and their new add-on in the Atlassian Marketplace, Protoshare for JIRA. It's difficult for end users or other stakeholders to really know what they want from software until they see it, experience it and use it. Whether you are an Agile shop working from user stories, a waterfall team, or somewhere in between, adding higher fidelity interactive visualizations to your JIRA issues helps get stakeholders and end users

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Follow this how-to guide by an Atlassian designer to make a single icon font for the Atlassian products. The Atlassian design team has been making some big changes to our products over the last 12 months. We're achieving this with the help of the Atlassian Design Guidelines (ADG). In a separate post I've elaborated on how we made the ADG, which has been instrumental in establishing experience design at Atlassian. One part of the design evolution was finding a scalable solution for handling

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Visualize Your Roadmap

Backlog weighing you down? One of the most common challenges agile teams face is this: they lose the big picture. It's hard to stay motivated if you only see small pieces–sprints and stories–and not the entire product your team is building. Team members need to be part of the vision and not just authors of arbitrary features. Even for the Product Owner it can be hard to determine whether a system is fully described. And what does she say to a stakeholder if she gets asked the question: "What

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Announcing the Winners of Codegeist 2013!

We wrapped up the seventh iteration of Atlassian's add-on development contest, Codegeist, a few weeks ago. The contest ran from February 1 to May 31 and saw our developer ecosystem contribute close to 100 completely new add-ons to the Atlassian Marketplace. Devs could build whatever type of add-on they wanted–plugin, integration, client, mobile app, or anything else they could think of. The new add-ons cover the range of Atlassian products, from JIRA to Bamboo. More money was up for grabs

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The Atlassian Design Guidelines (ADG) is a public best practice guide for how to design all things Atlassian. As well as being a sneak peek into our inner workings, these are also our best practices for designing products and add-ons that behave consistently for our users. Today, we released Atlassian Design Guidelines 1.1. Our design team has been working for the last couple of months on precision and beauty for altogether new patterns and updates to existing ones. The results will give you a

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How to Manage Complex, Versioned Content in Confluence

This is a guest post from K15t Software, Atlassian Experts and makers of Scroll Office, Scroll Versions, Scroll PDF Exporter, and many other Confluence add-ons. If you manage complex content in Confluence, Scroll Versions is a must-have add-on for keeping your Confluence instance organized. With it, you can manage concurrent versions of pages or product documentation in one space, enhance content-reuse, improve SEO, and now publish to an existing Confluence space! We've taken all the customer

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