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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
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JIRA with Confluence

Confluence, another popular tool from Atlassian is used widely for online collaborations. Users can use it to prepare documentation, tutorials, articles, blogs, project reports and various other types of documents. Integrating JIRA with Confluence allows users to create real-time JIRA reports in Confluence. Let's take a look at the steps to set up this integration:

  1. Go to Confluence administration | Application Links (under ADMINISTRATION). The link to JIRA can be created here. Enter your JIRA instance URL in the textbox and click on the Create new link button:

  2. On the next screen, you will be asked to confirm the link for your JIRA instance. Click on the Continue button:

  3. You will then be directed to your JIRA instance to create a reciprocal link in JIRA to Confluence. Click on the Continue button and you will be redirected back to Confluence:

Finally, you will have the application link created both in Confluence and JIRA. After this integration, you will be able to...