Archives for the tag: plugins

Get More from Your Intranet: Poll Your Colleagues in Confluence

Meet in the morning or over lunch? Pizza or sandwiches? Team happy hour this Friday or next? These are just a few of the critical decisions that teams make every day. Confluence powers thousands of company intranets around the world, enabling coworkers to share information and discuss topics together. Simple decisions, like what to have for lunch, don't require a meeting (hopefully), but the last thing anyone wants is an email thread with dozens of messages with everyone shouting "Not Chinese!

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I love pull requests No, really: I love pull requests. But I’ve learned to be more than a little nervous when accepting them. If only I had a dollar for every time an innocent-looking pull request completely threw the spanner in the works, broke every build, and had my team Nerf-pelting me because of the test failures. I’d be a rich man who wouldn’t have to sling code for a living! http://vimeo.com/59534707 To avoid being subjected to guerrilla Nerf warfare, I need to check the build

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Stash 2.1: Scratch that itch

Interested in the latest Stash release? Check out What’s New » TL;DR The brand-spanking-new Stash developer site is now online here and documentation for the Stash REST API has touched down here. These updates couldn't have come at a better time as Atlassian Codegeist has just started (with some serious cash prizes and a category specifically for Stash) so get hacking! A bit of history Stash 2.1 has a bunch of cool new features, but what really excites me are the improvements

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Codegeist is Back! Atlassian’s Developer Competition Returns

Codegeist: The Next Generation Codegeist, Atlassian's add-on development competition, is back on! The seventh iteration of the world's best development competion began February 1 and goes until May 31. What's at stake? $65,000 USD in prizes for members of the Atlassian ecosystem, both new and old. This time, we're giving out a prize for each month of the contest. That means the prize haul looks like this: Best Add-on of the Month ($10,000 x 4): One prize for the best add-on submitted during

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Improving Agile Estimation via Triangulation

Yves Riel has been exploring Scrum by participating as a team member, a Scrum Master and a Product Owner. He also acts as a Scrum Coach to help teams learn the Scrum methodology. Yves has actively been using JIRA and GreenHopper since 2009. Benjamin Franklin once said that there were two certainties in this world: death and taxes. I suspect that if Benjamin Franklin had been in the software industry, he would have added “estimation” to the lot. Although there are some heated debates on the

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Admin Love, User Power: Atlassian Releases Universal Plugin Manager 2.8

As a company, few things make we Atlassians prouder than our amazing ecosystem of developers building add-ons for our products. So, tucked away in a corner of our San Francisco office, the Atlassian Ecosystem dev team quietly works to ensure that the integration between third-party add-ons and our core products is absolutely seamless. And they're proud to announce a massive update to the Universal Plugin Manager. In fact, it's the biggest release of the UPM since we launched the Atlassian Marketplace in

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