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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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JIRA with other Git repositories

It's also possible to connect your JIRA instance with any Git repository—not just Bitbucket and GitHub. There is an add-on, the Git Integration plugin for JIRA, which can be installed for such integrations. Perform these steps:

  1. Navigate to Administration | Add-ons | Find new add-ons (under ATLASSIAN MARKETPLACE), and search for git via the search box.

  2. From the search result that appears, select Git Integration Plugin for JIRA. Click on the Free trial button to install and evaluate this add-on:

  3. Once the add-on is installed, navigate to Administration | Applications | Git Repositories (under GIT INTEGRATION FOR JIRA):

  4. Click on the Connect to Git Repository button:

  5. In the popup window, click on the Advanced setup link to add a Git repository with more configuration options. On the next screen, enter the Display Name of the Git repository and provide the Repository Root of your Git repository. In our example, we will use a local Git repository, hosted and located...