Mastering JIRA

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Learn
  • Plan the installation and upgrade of your JIRA instance
  • Configure issue type schemes, create customized workflows, modify permission schemes, and change notification schemes
  • Customize JIRA for test management, helpdesk, and requirement management
  • Deploy JIRA for Agile tracking using the Scrum and Kanban techniques
  • Manage users and groups and integrate them with LDAP for single sign-on
  • Develop JIRA add-ons to extend JIRA's functionality
  • Migrate data from external systems using CSV import
  • Generate reports directly from the JIRA database and to use custom JavaScript and CSS
About

JIRA is an issue-tracking tool from Atlassian and has gained immense popularity in recent years due to its ease of use and, at the same time, its customization abilities and finely grained control over various functions. JIRA offers functionalities for creating tasks and assigning them to users and many useful add-ons can be added such as JIRA Agile for Agile tracking and Groovy scripts, a powerful tool for administering customizations for customizations.

This book explains how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan JIRA installation. Next, you will be given a brief refresher of fundamental concepts and learn about customizations in detail. Next, this book will take you through add-on development to extend JIRA functionality. Finally, this book will explore best practices and troubleshooting, to help you find out what went wrong and how to fix it.

Features
  • Customize JIRA for a variety of applications such as software project management, Agile tracking, and test management with the help of sample data to get you started
  • Deploy big JIRA instances by planning the installations for Enterprise
  • A comprehensive guide on JIRA with an easy-to-learn structure to help you become the go-to person for JIRA in your organization
Page Count 336
Course Length 10 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781784396510
Date Of Publication 21 May 2015

Authors

Ravi Sagar

Ravi Sagar is an Atlassian consultant and Drupal expert with several years of experience in web development and business analysis. He has done extensive work implementing and customizing big Jira instances for project tracking, test management, support tickets, and Agile tracking.

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Ravi founded Sparxsys Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in 2010—a start-up company that provides consultancy and training services on Atlassian tools and Drupal. He has a keen interest in building accessible websites, adhering to WCAG guidelines, and is the author of Mastering Jira 7 - Second Edition and multiple Jira 7 video training courses. In his free time, he loves blogging on his website, where he writes regularly about topics such as DevOps and programming.