Archives for the tag: release

This major release of git has been brewing for a long time and I am excited to go on the hunt in the Changelog to find cool bits of awesomeness. As usual if you want to catch up with past git releases, I've been doing this exercise for a while, check them out: 1.8.2, 1.8.3, 1.8.4, 1.8.5, 1.9. This piece will necessarily cover only a selection of the release, if you want the complete list of changes and bug fixes have a look at the full Changelog. Some defaults changing: improving usability and

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HipChat is now free for unlimited users

A year ago we made HipChat free for teams of five, and since then thousands of teams have learned how great chat can be. But we believe that teams of every size deserve the power of HipChat. So today, we’re excited to announce a new subscription plan that gives you unlimited HipChat users – for free. Here are the two ways to use HipChat: HipChat Basic (free): Group chat and 1-to-1 messaging for every person on your team, regardless of team size. HipChat Plus ($2/user/month): All

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HipChat video and screen sharing are here

HipChat 1-to-1 video chat and screen sharing have arrived. Start a video chat and share your screen with anyone on your team. Here's what we've got waiting for you in our latest release: Start and receive 1-to-1 video or audio calls Share your screen with co-workers A sweet new logo Please note: If you're currently using HipChat under our Free for 5 plan, you'll be able to try video and screen sharing free for 30 days. After that, you'll need to upgrade to a paid account to keep using

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Evaluating JIRA Agile – Product owners

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Product owners 2 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Scrum masters 3 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Team Members 4 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Everyone   Making the transition from traditional project management to agile involves changing the way the team views and prioritizes work. This change can be made easier with tools that provide gentle guidance when learning the fundamental tenets

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Software development is intensely collaborative, requiring the effort of numerous people on many different teams. With so many stakeholders, it's difficult to maintain speed, transparency, and quality when shipping code. Most development teams accept these things as facts of life when building software, but this doesn't have to be the case any longer. Building better software starts here Today's release of Confluence 5.4 brings JIRA into Confluence – and Confluence into JIRA – like never before,

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3 steps to a rocking agile wallboard

Before I started working in video streaming, I had never heard of the term "10-foot UI." For those who haven't heard this one yet, a 10-foot UI is the user interface specifically designed for use on televisions and large screens. Why is this interesting for us? Because JIRA can be used on a television screen, and it's actually really useful. Every moment of every workday, we're processing information; from people talking to us, our computers, or just walking around the office and taking everything

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