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Mastering Redmine - Second Edition

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Mastering Redmine - Second Edition


Overview of this book

Redmine is not only one of the popular open source project management applications but also one of the best project hosting and issue tracking solutions. This book is an update of our previous successful edition, Mastering Redmine. This book is a comprehensive guide that will give you a detailed practical understanding on how to effectively manage, monitor and administer complex projects using Redmine. You will get familiar with the concept of Issue Tracking and will get to know why and what makes Redmine one of the best issue trackers. Another main part of Redmine functionality, which is Managing projects shows why this is one of the best applications for project hosting. Furthermore, you will learn more about Redmine rich text formatting syntax, access control and workflow and time Tracking. Towards the end, you will unleash the power of custom fields and guides to show how to customize Redmine without breaking upgrade compatibility. By the end of the book, you will have a deep practical understanding on how to effectively monitor and manage large scale and complex projects using Redmine.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Mastering Redmine Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Quick Syntax Reference


No one is lucky enough to never have an issue with an application. So, it's essential for a user to know where to ask for assistance, how to do it, and what information should be provided to make the issue as clear as possible. That's what we'll discuss now.

Before asking a question, it's always worth ensuring that no one has asked it before and that the answer has not been given yet. Besides Google, you can search for issues similar to the one that you experience on, using the search form Check the following screenshot:

In most cases, the answer—if it exists—is found in Issues or Messages. The answer to a frequently asked question can also be found in Wiki pages.

If you can't find the answer using this search form, the first thing to check is whether the issue is really related to Redmine itself. Thus, it can be related to one of the plugins that you are using. The easiest way to check this is to try to disable all plugins...