Author: Matthew Doar
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2011-07-29
One advantage of using JIRA for issue tracking, bug tracking, or project management is the ability to extend this tool with hundreds of plugins from the JIRA community. In this concise book, software toolsmith Matt Doar—the author of Practical JIRA Administration—shows you how to create and maintain your own JIRA plugins to meet the specific needs of a project. This book uses detailed examples to clarify some of the more confusing aspects of JIRA plugins, and serves as an ideal supplement to the extensive documentation already available. Use JIRA’s Plugin SDK, and learn several aspects common to all plugins Create your own custom field type, using a JIRA plugin Delve into advanced aspects of custom field plugins, and discover how searching for values in custom fields works Create JIRA plugins to use with workflows, and learn about conditions, validators, and post-functions Store data using the PropertySet interface and the Active Objects plugin Upgrade a plugin and upload it to Atlassian Plugin Exchange (PAC)
Atlassian Confluence 5 Essentials is written in a friendly, tutorial style packed full of practical information to help get you started with Confluence and collaborating on projects more efficiently.If you just started with Confluence, as a user or administrator, this book will give you a running start and teach you everything you need to know. This book will also appeal to veteran users as it will give you new insights and tricks for how to use Confluence even more efficiently. All you need to get started with this book is some basic knowledge on how to use an Internet browser. As an administrator, you will need some basic knowledge about your organization's standard operating environment to install Confluence.
Author: Matthew Doar
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2011-05-26
If you're familiar with JIRA for issue tracking, bug tracking, and other uses, you know it can sometimes be tricky to set up and manage. In this concise book, software toolsmith Matt Doar clarifies some of the more confusing aspects by answering difficult and frequently asked questions about JIRA administration. Practical JIRA Administration shows you how JIRA is intended to be used, making it an ideal supplement to the extensive documentation already available. The book’s chapters are loosely connected, so you can go straight to the information that best serves your needs. Understand the difference between JIRA groups and JIRA project roles Discover what JIRA schemes do, and learn how to maintain them Use a consistent configuration approach to help you use JIRA as a platform Create a workflow from scratch Add, modify, and deactivate users Prepare for a JIRA upgrade, and troubleshoot if necessary Get remote access to JIRA via email, SQL, REST, and other methods
Author: Patrick Li
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2016-05-26
Over 80 hands-on recipes to help you efficiently administer, customize, and extend your JIRA 7 implementation About This Book Make JIRA adapt to your organization and process flow Gather and display the right information from users with customized forms and layouts Extend the capabilities of JIRA with add-ons, scripts, and integrations with other popular applications and cloud platforms Use JIRA Service Desk as a customer service support portal Who This Book Is For This book is for administrators who customize, support, and maintain JIRA for their organization. What You Will Learn Customize basic settings for your projects, such as screens and fields Create and customize workflows to suit your business process needs Make workflows more effective and efficient Manage users and groups inside JIRA and manage advanced login options Secure your JIRA instance using effective practices Perform e-mail functionalities with JIRA Extend JIRA to integrate with other products and services In Detail JIRA 7 Administration Cookbook, Second Edition covers all the new major features that provide better prioritizing capabilities, enhanced visibility, and the ability to customize JIRA application to meet your needs. We start by upgrading your existing JIRA instance and working through tasks you can perform at the server level to better maintain it. We then delve deep into adapting JIRA to your organization's needs, starting with the visual elements of setting up custom forms to capturing important data with custom fields and screens, and moving on to ensuring data integrity through defining field behaviors. You'll gain insights into JIRA's e-mail capabilities, including managing outgoing e-mail rules and processing incoming e-mails for automated issue creation. The book contains tips and tricks that will make things easier for you as administrators, such as running scripts to automate tasks, getting easy access to logs, and working with tools to troubleshoot problems. The book concludes with a chapter on JIRA Service Desk, which will enable you to set up and customize your own support portal, work with internal teams to solve problems, and achieve optimized services with SLA. Style and approach This recipe-based book allows administrators to explore the exciting capabilities of JIRA. After reading this book, you will be able to extend and customize your JIRA implementation.
Author: Patrick Li
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2016-11-23
Explore the great features of the all-new JIRA 7 to manage projects and effectively handle bugs and software issues About This Book Updated for JIRA 7, this book covers all the new features introduced in JIRA 7 with a dedicated chapter on JIRA Service Desk—one of the biggest new add-ons to JIRA This book lays a strong foundation to work with agile projects in JIRA from both the administrator and end user's perspective Work through step-by-step exercises at the end of each chapter for you to try out and reinforce your skills Who This Book Is For This book will be especially useful for project managers but it's also intended for other JIRA users, including developers, and any other industry besides software development, who would like to leverage JIRA's powerful task management and workflow features to better manage their business processes. What You Will Learn Understand JIRA's data hierarchy and how to design and work with projects in JIRA Plan and set up a new JIRA 7 instance from scratch for production use Using JIRA for agile software projects, business process management, customer service support, and more Understand issues and work with them Design both system and custom fields to behave differently under different contexts Create and design your own screens and apply them to different project and issue types Gain an understanding of the workflow and its various components Set up both incoming and outgoing mail servers to work with e-mails In Detail Atlassian JIRA is an enterprise-issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of the organization, ranging from building Atlassian application interfaces to providing a platform for add-ons to extend JIRA's capabilities. JIRA 7 Essentials, now in its fourth edition, provides a comprehensive explanation covering all major components of JIRA 7, which includes JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and JIRA Service Works. The book starts by explaining how to plan and set up a new JIRA 7 instance from scratch for production use before moving on to the more key features such as e-mails, workflows, business processes, and so on. Then you will understand JIRA's data hierarchy and how to design and work with projects in JIRA. Issues being the corner stone of using JIRA, you will gain a deep understanding of issues and their purpose. Then you will be introduced to fields and how to use custom fields for more effective data collections. You will then learn to create new screens from scratch and customize it to suit your needs. The book then covers workflows and business processes, and you will also be able to set up both incoming and outgoing mail servers to work with e-mails. Towards the end, we explain JIRA's security model and introduce you to one of JIRA's new add-ons: JIRA Service Desk, which allows you to run JIRA as a computer support portal. Style and approach This is a comprehensive, practical guide on using JIRA to efficiently manage all your projects. It provides clear, step-by-step explanations, and shows how you can use the various features of JIRA to manage your projects more efficiently.
Your one-stop resource for mastering extensions and customizations in JIRA 7+ About This Book Explore the new features of JIRA 7 and best practices for agile development and integration with development tools Customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI to match your specific user needs Create seamless reports that make sense of your data through easy-to-use techniques Who This Book Is For If you are a JIRA developer or administrator, or a project manager who wants to fully exploit the exciting capabilities of JIRA, then this is the perfect book for you. What You Will Learn Create and deploy your own JIRA plugins Manipulate workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system Create custom reports that show statistics for particular people, projects, versions, or other fields within issues Simplify reporting by writing your own JIRA gadgets, which can be added into a user's dashboard Master database handling by extending and retrieving custom field details from the database Deal with custom fields on an issue and program custom field option In Detail JIRA provides issue and project tracking for software development teams to improve code quality and the speed of development. With the new version of JIRA, you can create your own JIRA plugins and customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI easier than ever. JIRA Development Cookbook , Third Edition, is a one-stop resource to master extensions and customizations in JIRA. This book starts with recipes about simplifying the plugin development process followed by recipes dedicated to the plugin framework. Then, you will move on to writing custom field plugins to create new field types or custom searchers. You will also learn how to program and customize workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system. With so much data spanning different projects, issues, and so on, we will cover how to work on reports and gadgets to get customized data according to our needs. At the end of the book, you will learn how to customize JIRA by adding new tabs, menus, and web items; communicate with JIRA via the REST APIs; and work with the JIRA database. Style and approach The most unique aspect of this book is its approach. This book is recipe-based, with real-world examples, that will empower you to implement agile processes and explore the exciting capabilities of Jira.
Author: Patrick Li
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Release Date: 2018-01-30
Explore Jira Software to manage your projects proficiently Key Features Plan and manage projects effortlessly with Jira Software by integrating it with other applications Improve your team's performance with Scrum and Kanban, together with agile methodology Easy-to-follow learning guide to install Jira Software and understand how it fits in with Atlassian Jira Book Description Jira Software is an agile project management tool that supports any agile methodology, be it scrum, Kanban, or your own unique flavour. From agile boards to reports, you can plan, track, and manage all your agile software development projects from a single tool. Jira Software brings the power of agile methodology to Atlassian Jira. This second edition of JIRA Agile Essentials, will help you dive straight into the action, exploring critical agile terminologies and concepts in the context of Jira Software. You will learn how to plan, track, and release great software. This book will teach you how to install and run Jira Software and set it up to run with Scrum and Kanban. It will also teach you to use Jira Software your way and run projects beyond the out-of-box Scrum and Kanban way, including a hybrid approach of both the methodologies and other options that come with Jira Software. Later, you will learn how to integrate it with the tools you are already using and enhance Jira with add-ons such as Confluence. You will learn to stay connected with your team from anywhere to ensure great development. Jira Software has numerous deployment options in the cloud, on your own infrastructure, or at a massive scale. You will be introduced to Bitbucket, Atlassian's distributed version control system, which integrates seamlessly with Jira, allowing your team to work within the two applications as one harmonious environment. With this practical guide, you will develop a great working knowledge of Jira Software and your project management will become much more efficient. What you will learn Understand the basics and agile methodologies of Jira software Use Jira Software in a Scrum environment Manage and run Jira Software projects beyond the out of box Scrum and Kanban way Combine Scrum and Kanban and use other project management options beyond just agile Customize Jira Software's various features and options as per your requirements Work with Jira Agile offline, and plan and forecast projects with agile portfolio Integrate Jira Agile with Confluence and Bitbucket Who this book is for If you want to get started with Jira Software and learn how to run your Jira projects the agile way, then this is the perfect book for you. You will need to be familiar with the basics of Jira, both from an end user's and an administrator's perspective. Experience with workflows, custom fields, and other administrative functions of Jira will be useful.
Dive into the world of SQL on Hadoop and get the most out of your Hive data warehouses. This book is your go-to resource for using Hive: authors Scott Shaw, Ankur Gupta, David Kjerrumgaard, and Andreas Francois Vermeulen take you through learning HiveQL, the SQL-like language specific to Hive, to analyze, export, and massage the data stored across your Hadoop environment. From deploying Hive on your hardware or virtual machine and setting up its initial configuration to learning how Hive interacts with Hadoop, MapReduce, Tez and other big data technologies, Practical Hive gives you a detailed treatment of the software. In addition, this book discusses the value of open source software, Hive performance tuning, and how to leverage semi-structured and unstructured data. What You Will Learn Install and configure Hive for new and existing datasets Perform DDL operations Execute efficient DML operations Use tables, partitions, buckets, and user-defined functions Discover performance tuning tips and Hive best practices Who This Book Is For Developers, companies, and professionals who deal with large amounts of data and could use software that can efficiently manage large volumes of input. It is assumed that readers have the ability to work with SQL.
Author: Dan Rubel
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2012
A hands-on tutorial for new Eclipse GEF developers, plus a complete API reference and troubleshooting guide for all GEF developers * *A step-by-step walkthrough of all major GEF sub-products, driven by a realistic, running example. *How to design, develop and maintain commercial-quality GEF projects, avoid common pitfalls, and take full advantage of GEF's features. *Includes coverage of implementing GEF Usability and GEF Accessibility. *Detailed, example-rich coverage of testing GEF applications. As the popularity of Eclipse and SWT-based applications continues to grow, product specifications are requiring richer graphical interfaces. When standard widgets such as text editors, combo boxes and trees aren't enough, graphics may be the best choice to display information. In this practical, hands-on guide, three leading Eclipse graphics experts covers everything developers need to build the rich, visual interfaces they want. The authors introduce all three graphics frameworks available to Eclipse developers, Draw2D, Zest, and GEF, discussing the pros and cons of each. They carefully introduce each framework's API, walk through building a robust application with Draw2D, and then refactor their example application twice: first with Zest, and then with GEF. Coverage includes: Draw2D figures, layouts, connections, routing algorithms, and text support; Zest graphing and layout algorithms; GEF controllers, commands, requests, palette and tools, accessibility, usability; and much more. The book also includes a full chapter of advanced techniques, as well as practical troubleshooting guidance.
Plan, track, and release great software Key Features Learn to create reports and dashboard for effective project management Implement your development strategy in JIRA. Practices to help you manage the issues in the development team Book Description As teams scale in size, project management can get very complicated. One of the best tools to deal with this kind of problem is JIRA. This book will start by organizing your project requirements and the principles of Agile development to get you started. You will then be introduced to set up a JIRA account and the JIRA ecosystem to help you implement a dashboard for your team's work and issues. You will learn how to manage any issues and bugs that might emerge in the development stage. Going ahead, the book will help you build reports and use them to plan the releases based on the study of the reports. Towards the end, you will come across working with the gathered data and create a dashboard that helps you track the project's development. What you will learn Create your first project (and manage existing projects) in JIRA Manage your board view and backlogs in JIRA Run a Scrum Sprint project in JIRA Create reports (including topic-based reports) Forecast using versions Search for issues with JIRA Query Language (JQL) Execute bulk changes to issues Create custom filters, dashboards, and widgets Create epics, stories, bugs, and tasks Who this book is for This book is for administrators who wants to apply the Agile approach to managing the issues, bugs, and releases in their software development projects using JIRA.
Learn how today’s businesses can transform themselves by leveraging real-time data and advanced machine learning analytics. This book provides prescriptive guidance for architects and developers on the design and development of modern Internet of Things (IoT) and Advanced Analytics solutions. In addition, Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite offers patterns and practices for those looking to engage their customers and partners through Software-as-a-Service solutions that work on any device. Whether you're working in Health & Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail, Smart Cities and Buildings or Process Control, there exists a common platform from which you can create your targeted vertical solutions. Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite uses a reference architecture as a road map. Building on Azure’s PaaS services, you'll see how a solution architecture unfolds that demonstrates a complete end-to-end IoT and Advanced Analytics scenario. What You'll Learn: Automate your software product life cycle using PowerShell, Azure Resource Manager Templates, and Visual Studio Team Services Implement smart devices using Node.JS and C# Use Azure Streaming Analytics to ingest millions of events Provide both "Hot" and "Cold" path outputs for real-time alerts, data transformations, and aggregation analytics Implement batch processing using Azure Data Factory Create a new form of Actionable Intelligence (AI) to drive mission critical business processes Provide rich Data Visualizations across a wide variety of mobile and web devices Who This Book is For: Solution Architects, Software Developers, Data Architects, Data Scientists, and CIO/CTA Technical Leadership Professionals
A step-by-step tutorial, targeting the Liferay 6.2 version. This book takes a step-by-step approach to customizing the look and feel of your website, and shows you how to build a great looking user interface as well."Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development" is for anyone who is interested in the Liferay Portal. It contains text that explicitly introduces you to the Liferay Portal. You will benefit most from this book if you have Java programming experience and have coded servlets or JavaServer Pages before. Experienced Liferay portal developers will also find this book useful because it explains the latest technologies used in the Liferay Portal. This book is a good reference for Liferay architects as the book also explains different technologies for portlet development and their strong and weak points.
Provides information on using Activiti to streamline the implementation of business processes, covering such topics as process modeling, workflow, event handling, business rule engines, and document management integration.
Expert Oracle Application Express, 2nd Edition is newly updated for APEX 5.0 and brings deep insight from some of the best APEX practitioners in the field today. You'll learn about important features in APEX 5.0, and how those can be applied to make your development work easier and with greater impact on your business. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is an entirely web-based development framework that is built into every edition of Oracle Database. The framework rests upon Oracle’s powerful PL/SQL language, enabling power users and developers to rapidly develop applications that easily scale to hundreds, even thousands of concurrent users. APEX has seen meteoric growth and is becoming the tool of choice for ad-hoc application development in the enterprise. The many authors of Expert Oracle Application Express, 2nd Edition build their careers around APEX. They know what it takes to make the product sing—developing secure applications that can be deployed globally to users inside and outside a large enterprise. The authors come together in this book to share some of their deepest and most powerful insights into solving the difficult problems surrounding globalization, configuration and lifecycle management, and more. New in this edition for APEX 5.0 is coverage of Oracle REST Data Services, map integration, jQuery with APEX, and the new Page Designer. You’ll learn about debugging and performance, deep secrets to customizing your application u ser interface, how to secure applications from intrusion, and about deploying globally in multiple languages. Expert Oracle Application Express, 2nd Edition is truly a book that will move you and your skillset a big step towards the apex of Application Express development. Contains all-new content on Oracle REST Data Services, jQuery in APEX, and map integration Addresses globalization and other concerns of enterprise-level development Shows how to customize APEX for your own application needs