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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
About the Author
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Chapter 16. Integrating JIRA with Common Atlassian Applications and Other Tools

There are a lot of different tools and applications required at various stages of the software development life cycle (SDLC). JIRA and Confluence act as one of the most important tools, but several other applications, such as Bamboo, Fisheye/Crucible, and other tools, are also used for different purposes to assist development. One of the best features of JIRA is its ability to integrate with a variety of tools from Atlassian and other third-party companies. Let's take a look at some of the common integrations you can perform with JIRA.

In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • JIRA with the Subversion (SVN) plugin

  • JIRA with Bitbucket and GitHub

  • JIRA with other Git repositories

  • JIRA with Confluence