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Meet Ross, JIRA’s Lead Designer (1/2)

JIRA 6 is the biggest release to modernize JIRA ever. We've updated everything from typography, icons, layouts to make JIRA look and feel awesome. I got a few moments to catch up with Ross Chaldecott, the lead designer on the JIRA program to see how this transformation took place. In this two part series we will focus on the design approach and delivery during the JIRA 6 release. JIRA 6: The Design Approach Q: How does the product re-design process begin? A: Millions of people

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Skiblz Cam for JIRA: Codegeist’s $10K March Prize Winner

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Back in February, we launched the latest edition of Atlassian's add-on development competition, Codegeist. We invited developers everywhere to build add-ons for JIRA, Confluence, Stash, and our developer tools, with the promise of $65,000 in cash prizes and the opportunity to sell their add-on commercially on the Atlassian Marketplace. Last month, we announced Content Scheduler for Confluence as our February winner, which brings us to March... Skiblz Cam, our March winner! We're pleased

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Screencast: Agile Best Practices from Code School

Code School is a community of web professionals who use video, in-browser coding, and themed challenges to let you play courses, win badges, and learn by doing. Their 10-15 minute videos are designed to get you up to speed on a concept or practice, teaching web technologies in the comfort of your browser with video lessons and coding challenges. Free Screencast: Agile Best Practices Agile software development methodologies like Scrum are easy to learn, but hard to master. It's easy to get some

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Redesigning an entire application is a formidable undertaking with many risks and possibilities for failure. Brian Nguyen, one of our developers, already covered the challenges of Bitbucket's redesign from a technical standpoint. Now, I'd like to share some of the challenges from the design angle, along with how we eventually overcame them.

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On Conference Talks

My last few weeks have been consumed by conferences -- hosting, attending, speaking at, and planning for. As a developer I appreciate not only great technical talks, but also great speakers who can deliver them. I've been attending (and sometimes speaking at) tech conferences since the late 90s, but it wasn't until the Web 2.0 days when I really started paying attention and appreciating great talks by great speakers. Unfortunately, most conferences are riddled with boring, uninteresting talks and

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Science tells us that when a software developer goes head to head with a moving car, the car wins.  This is getting expensive for us, and so the lab boys have come up with a better way. We've installed portals in our two office locations in Sydney here at the Atlassian Software Enrichment Centre, saving our staff many exhilarating but risky street-crossings every day. The portals allow staff to have ad-hoc meetings and conversations by transmitting light and sound. Physical objects do not

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