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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
About the Reviewer

JIRA with the Subversion plugin

SVN is a popular and widely-used version control software. JIRA has an add-on, called JIRA Subversion plugin, which can be used to integrate JIRA with SVN. Let's work through the following steps to install the JIRA SVN plugin:

  1. Navigate to Administration | Add-ons | Find new add-ons (under ATLASSIAN MARKETPLACE ), enter subversion in the search box, and press the Enter key:

  2. The JIRA subversion plugin will appear in the list. Click on the Install button to continue.

  3. This add-on will then be downloaded and installed on your JIRA instance. Once installed, you will get a message confirming the installation:

  4. Click on the Close link to close the popup.

  5. Navigate to Administration | Add-ons | Subversion Repositories (under SOURCE CONTROL):

  6. Now you will have the option to add SVN repositories to your JIRA instance. Click on the Add link. On the next screen, enter Display Name and Repository Root; if your SVN repository requires authentication, enter the Username and...