Learn how to set up JIRA for software development using Packt's new Book and eBook

May 2013 | Enterprise, Java

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of JIRA 5.2 Essentials, a comprehensive guide to effectively managing software bugs and issues. This book is available in print, eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 396 pages and is competitively priced at $64.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $33.14.

About the author:

Patrick Li : Having worked for over five years in the Atlassian ecosystem, Patrick is one of the top contributors to the Atlassian community, often providing answers and suggestions on the Atlassian user forum. Patrick is the co-founder and senior engineer of AppFusions, which is the leading Atlassian partner, specializing in integration solutions with many enterprise applications and platforms, including IBM Connections, Jive, Google Apps, Box, SugarCRM, and more.

JIRA is a proprietary issue tracking product, developed by Atlassian and used for bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management. It has been developed since 2002. JIRA is a commercial software product that can be licensed for running on-premises or available as a hosted application. Used for issue tracking and project management by over 14,500 organizations in 122 countries around the globe, JIRA is written in Java.

JIRA 5.2 Essentials is an essential manual that will teach users how to design and implement JIRA for project and issue tracking. This book jumps straight in at installation and design of JIRA, before going into detail about the techniques to effectively manage issues that might threaten a developer's software development project.

This book is packed with real-world examples and practical tutorials to help users become experts with JIRA.

JIRA 5.2 Essentials covers the following areas:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with JIRA

Chapter 2: Project Management

Chapter 3: Issue Management

Chapter 4: Field Management

Chapter 5: Screen Management

Chapter 6: Workflows and Business Processes

Chapter 7: E-mails and Notifications

Chapter 8: Securing JIRA

Chapter 9: Searching, Reporting, and Analysis

Chapter 10: General Administration

Chapter 11: Advanced Features

Packt Publishing has also published these other related JIRA books:

JIRA 4 Essentials (May 2011)

JIRA Development Cookbook (November 2011)

JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook (April 2013)

About Packt:

All books are Published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, SOA, IBM, Citrix, Oracle, Google and SAP technologies.

JIRA 5.2 Essentials
Learn how to track bugs and issues, and manage your software development projects with JIRA

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/jira-5-2-essentials/book

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