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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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Browser shortcuts

When you start using JIRA regularly, you will save time used when carrying out common everyday tasks, such as creating issues, going to the Issue Navigator, performing a quick search, and so on.

When you log in to your JIRA instance, the dashboard will open. Let's say that you want to go to the Issue Navigator window quickly. Perform the following steps:

  1. Press G + I:

    This will take you directly to your Issue Navigator window in a few seconds. If you use Detail View in the Issue Navigator window, the details of the first issue will be displayed.

  2. Press J:

    The next issue in the list will be displayed.

  3. Press K:

    Now you are back to the first issue. While browsing the issues, you suddenly remember that you need to create a ticket.

  4. Press C:

    This will open the Create Issue screen for you.

  5. Press /:

    This will shift the mouse focus to the quick search box at the top. There are a lot of similar shortcuts for various operations in JIRA (it will take time to learn and remember these). Start with...