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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 Bitbucket and GitHub

JIRA comes with a built-in functionality to connect with the Bitbucket and GitHub repositories. Perform these steps to integrate JIRA into Bitbucket and GitHub:

  1. Navigate to Administration | Applications | DVCS Accounts (under INTEGRATIONS).

  2. On the next screen, click on the Link Bitbucket Cloud or GitHub account button:

  3. In the popup that appears, select either Bitbucket Cloud or GitHub from the Host drop-down list, enter your username in the Team or User Account text field, and enter the relevant values in OAuth Key and OAuth Secret, both of which you can generate from your Bitbucket or GitHub account. Click on the Add button to continue:

  4. On the Confirm access to your account screen, click on the Grant access button:

  5. After the configuration is complete, the JIRA instance will list the available repositories:

Once the repositories are listed in the instance, the Git commit messages can include the JIRA issues ID, and these files will be displayed under the...