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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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Capturing additional data from users on state transitions

In the workflow of the test campaign transition, when we move the issue from the In Progress state to the Published state, we want the user to provide some additional information about the type of test campaign, which could be a select list:

  1. Go to Administration | Issues | Custom Fields (under FIELDS) and click on the Add Custom Field button in the top-right corner:

  2. On the Select a Field Type screen, select the field type as Select List (single choice) and click on the Next button:

  3. On the next screen, enter the Name of the custom field as Campaign Type, enter a Description, and add the Options that will appear in the select list:

  4. Click on the Create button.

  5. In the following screenshot, you will be prompted to add this field to the existing screens, but don't select any field. We will add the fields later on. If you want to add new fields in the default screen, then you can do this by selecting the checkbox for default screen. Click...