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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

Installing the Atlassian SDK on Windows

The Atlassian SDK can be downloaded from This link will always give you the latest stable version of the SDK. Here, you will get an executable file called sdk-installer-6.2.6.exe. Perform the following steps to install the SDK on your Windows system:

  1. After downloading the SDK installer, double-click on it and complete the installation.

  2. Once the installation is complete, the installer will prompt you to restart the computer. If the installer doesn't ask you to restart, just check whether you are able to use atlas-commands; if not, then restarting the system is the safest way to make sure that the SDK is installed properly.

  3. Open cmd and enter the following command:

  4. It should return the following information:

You can see that it will tell you which version of the Atlassian SDK is installed on the system and give you the details of the JDK that is installed as...