Mastering Redmine

Redmine is an open source gem for project management, and this book shows you how to exploit its features to the max. Written as a practical tutorial, it’s also the perfect reference guide to have by your side.
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Mastering Redmine

Andriy Lesyuk

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Redmine is an open source gem for project management, and this book shows you how to exploit its features to the max. Written as a practical tutorial, it’s also the perfect reference guide to have by your side.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849519144
Paperback366 pages

Book Description

Redmine is well-known as one of the best open source project management applications. But, it's also one of the best project hosting and issue tracking solutions. In addition it incorporates Wiki, repository management, forums, time tracking, and more. This book reveals the power of Redmine and manifests its exceptional flexibility and customizability.

Mastering Redmine is a comprehensive guide which covers a wide variety of topics: from configuration to writing simple plugins, from issue reporting to managing issue lifecycles, from writing simple Wiki pages to designing rich web content using the Wiki syntax, from quick installation to  deep customization, and more.

This book resembles a learning tutorial. It imitates the self-learning process so that you first understand the basics before we dig deeper into the advanced concepts.

You will first read about possible setups. Then, you will choose an appropriate setup to install and configure. The book runs through the main features of Redmine and shows how it can be effectively used as project management, issue and time tracking solution. Once you are familiar with all the essential features of Redmine, you will start exploring advanced concepts such as integration with other applications, customizing Redmine, and using various Redmine plugins.

This book will help you master Redmine by unleashing it's core functionality .

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with Redmine
What is Redmine?
Walk through the Redmine interface
MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQLite
Textile or Markdown?
Selecting a Source Control Management (SCM)
Selecting a web server and an application server
Redmine or ChiliProject?
Recent versions of Redmine and ChiliProject
Helping Redmine
Summary
Chapter 2: Installing Redmine
Preface
Installing Redmine from the package
Installing Redmine from sources
Using TurnKey Redmine appliance
Using BitNami Redmine stack
Maintaining Redmine
Summary
Chapter 3: Configuring Redmine
The first thing to fix
Administration settings
Troubleshooting
Summary
Chapter 4: Issue Tracking
Creating an issue
Issue page
Issue list
Updating issue
Getting updates on issues
Issue related settings
Summary
Chapter 5: Managing Projects
Modules
Global configuration
Creating a project
Basic project tabs
Configuring projects
Closing a project
Project maintenance best practices
Project list
Administrating projects
Summary
Chapter 6: Time Tracking
Using Redmine time tracking
Defining activity
Tracking time
Checking spent time
Generating reports
Chapter 7: Text Formatting
Formatting text in Redmine
Wiki formatting syntax
Quick syntax reference
Summary
Chapter 8: Access Control and Workflow
Roles
Permissions report
Trackers
Issue statuses
Workflow
Modifying workflow
Practical example
Summary
Chapter 9: Personalization
Automatic account creation
Gravatar
Personal page
Getting updates
Personalizing issue lists
Summary
Chapter 10: Plugins and Themes
Looking up plugins
Installing a plugin
Plugins review
Themes
Summary
Chapter 11: Customizing Redmine
Custom fields
Customizing with Textile
Customizing themes
Customizing with plugins
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Get a comprehensive look on installing and configuring Redmine
  • Configure the advanced features of Redmine such as  email integration and  repository integration
  • Customize Redmine without breaking its upgrade capability
  • Configure Redmine for your Agile processes
  • Use Redmine for issue tracking, project hosting, project management, and time tracking
  • Find and choose plugins, and get familiar with some of the most useful Redmine plugins

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with Redmine
What is Redmine?
Walk through the Redmine interface
MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQLite
Textile or Markdown?
Selecting a Source Control Management (SCM)
Selecting a web server and an application server
Redmine or ChiliProject?
Recent versions of Redmine and ChiliProject
Helping Redmine
Summary
Chapter 2: Installing Redmine
Preface
Installing Redmine from the package
Installing Redmine from sources
Using TurnKey Redmine appliance
Using BitNami Redmine stack
Maintaining Redmine
Summary
Chapter 3: Configuring Redmine
The first thing to fix
Administration settings
Troubleshooting
Summary
Chapter 4: Issue Tracking
Creating an issue
Issue page
Issue list
Updating issue
Getting updates on issues
Issue related settings
Summary
Chapter 5: Managing Projects
Modules
Global configuration
Creating a project
Basic project tabs
Configuring projects
Closing a project
Project maintenance best practices
Project list
Administrating projects
Summary
Chapter 6: Time Tracking
Using Redmine time tracking
Defining activity
Tracking time
Checking spent time
Generating reports
Chapter 7: Text Formatting
Formatting text in Redmine
Wiki formatting syntax
Quick syntax reference
Summary
Chapter 8: Access Control and Workflow
Roles
Permissions report
Trackers
Issue statuses
Workflow
Modifying workflow
Practical example
Summary
Chapter 9: Personalization
Automatic account creation
Gravatar
Personal page
Getting updates
Personalizing issue lists
Summary
Chapter 10: Plugins and Themes
Looking up plugins
Installing a plugin
Plugins review
Themes
Summary
Chapter 11: Customizing Redmine
Custom fields
Customizing with Textile
Customizing themes
Customizing with plugins
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781849519144
Paperback366 pages
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