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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

Searching the issues

Now you will be taken to the Issue Navigator and the default view is the Detail View:

In the Detail View window, a lot more information about the issue is visible, such as the Details, Description, Assignee, Reporter, and Workflow buttons to transform it into another available state. You can quickly browse through the issue and view the information in the center of the screen.

The List View doesn't display too much information. The issues are displayed in the form of a table. Switch to the List View from the drop-down menu in the top-right corner, as shown in the following screenshot:

By default, a few issue fields are displayed in the List View, but you can always add more columns to your view.

So far, we have not refined the issues for a specific project. The default Basic search option will let you apply several conditions to refine the issues. You will find a set of buttons at the top of the issue list that will let you apply multiple conditions.

Let's refine the...