Archive for the ‘JIRA’ Category

Looking for Jira alternatives?

Following Atlassian’s recent announcement of the discontinuation of Jira Server, we have been receiving inquiries regarding the move to Jira Cloud / Data Center as well as requests for help in choosing an alternative tool (neither Jira nor Atlassian’s). The next post is for those who are looking for a replacement tool for Jira. We […]

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Atlassian Changed the Rules. What’s Next?

Recently Atlassian company shocked and angered its community of users worldwide (including ourselves) by deciding to sunset its on-premises software. We support many customers with Atlassian on-premises installations, and during the last few weeks we have received dozens of inquiries asking,  “What do we do now?” My first response was, “Wait a little, if you […]

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New Integration Between GitLab and Jira

We are expanding our spectrum of GitLab and Jira integration solutions and present a new option for self-hosted GitLab instances: to detect an event in GitLab and to perform whatever action you want. This option can have a number of uses. For example: If a commit was pushed to a GitLab repository and the commit’s […]

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What is OpenProject?

OpenProject is a project management tool, development management, issue, and bug tracking tool for shops that are based on both Agile methodologies and veteran methodologies such as waterfall. OpenProject offers flows, forms, and fields that match those methodologies out-of-the-box. This is an open-source alternative tool to Jira – especially for those who realize that Jira […]

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PyTest-Xray

What is PyTest? PyTest is a testing framework for writing tests using Python. You can write code to test APIs,  databases, UIs etc.PyTest can write the results to an XML file, which then can be used for further processing. More about PyTest in https://www.guru99.com/pytest-tutorial.html What is Xray Test Management for Jira? Xray is a Jira […]

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Creating GitLab Branches from Jira

Many projects use GitLab together with Jira. In such a combination, GitLab is used for git repository management, code review (by merge requests [MRs]) and CI/CD, while Jira manages development tasks, bugs and planning. GitLab provides a basic integration with Jira, which allows you to create links between Jira issues and GitLab commits and MRs, […]

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Automating Creation of Software Release Documents

When a software team releases a version of its software, it is often requested to prepare a document describing that version. When the  software is delivered to a specific client (e.g., the government),  you must attach a Version Description Document (VDD). If the software is released to the general public, it is usually accompanied by […]

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Is it possible to use GitLab CI/CD with Bitbucket?

Recently we witnessed a growing interest in GitLab and especially in its advanced built-in CI/CD component. To answer that interest, we have written a few papers on that topic and held several meetings (all of them recorded). As a result we were asked a number of questions about GitLab CI/CD. In this paper I want […]

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Is it possible to use Jira + GitLab + GitLab CI/CD?

Recently we witnessed a growing interest in GitLab and especially in its advanced built-in CI/CD component. To answer that interest, we have written a few papers on that topic and held several meetings (all of them recorded). As a result we were asked a number of questions about GitLab CI/CD. In this post I want […]

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Is it possible to use GitLab CI/CD with GitHub?

Recently we witnessed a growing interest in GitLab and especially in its advanced built-in CI/CD component. To answer that interest, we have written a few papers on that topic and held several meetings (all of them recorded). As a result, we were asked several questions about GitLab CI/CD. In this paper I want to address […]

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