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1 March 2010

The Atlassian team are proud to announce the release of GreenHopper 4.3.

GreenHopper 4.3 is optimised for easy Scrum configuration. We've introduced project templates to allow a project administrator to introduce their team to scrum with one simple click. The Scrum template includes Ranking, Story Points, Epics and Flagging fields amongst others. Of course, we have also retained the flexibility GreenHopper customers expect, enabling precise project configuration that meets specific requirements.

Upgrading to GreenHopper 4.3 is free for all customers with an active GreenHopper license.

Highlights of this release:



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Upgrading to GreenHopper 4.3

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You can download GreenHopper from the Atlassian website. If upgrading from a previous version, please read the GreenHopper 4.3 Upgrade Guide.

Highlights of GreenHopper 4.3

 

Scrum Template for GreenHopper

Configuration of Story Points, Flagging and Ranking is now provided within a pre-configured 'Scrum' template. A project can use this template to get started with GreenHopper with one-click setup.

 

Improved Epics Management

To list the issues associated with an Epic, you no longer have to find an issue associated with that Epic first. Using our new Scrum template, the epic label will be listed on both the Story and the Epic itself, enabling you to open the Epic dialogue easily. All you need to do now is click the epic key on the right hand side of the epic itself to see all the associated issues.

Further, you can now create cards via your Epic dialogue with the relevant information pre filled, simply by clicking the 'New Card' button.

 

Easier Administration

GreenHopper's administration features have been reorganised and consolidated into a separate section of the JIRA Administration console. Templates have been introduced to allow configurations of GreenHopper that fit project requirements, as such the templates can be modified on a project level for ultimate flexibility.

  • Ability to customise the number of columns and their types, on the Task Board.

 

Other Enhancements

GreenHopper 4.3 introduces a range of additional enhancements:

  • Amended Planning, Task and Chart Boards to improve usability:
    • The User Preferences toolbar on each of these boards has been moved into a unified dialog box.
    • A convenient 'refresh' button has been added to these boards. You no longer have to refresh the page content using your web browser's page refresh feature.
  • Data is now retained in the 'New Card' dialog box after changing the issue type field.
  • A collapse bar has been added to the right hand side of the Planning Board to enable the collapse of the Version/Component/Assignee boxes.

Plus over 40 fixes and improvements

The issues for GreenHopper 4.3 are shown below. To view the list in JIRA, please see here.

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T Key Summary P Status Votes
Story GHS-780 Taskboards across projects Closed 11
Story GHS-1858 As a product owner i can click to add a story to the epic i am looking at (on the epic view) so i can quickly add additional stories to that epic Major Closed 3
Story GHS-1297 Default GreenHopper Configuration Does Not Allow More Than 3 Columns on TaskBoard Closed 3
Story GHS-1631 As a GH user I would like a way to quickly set up GreenHopper for my project using scrum Minor Closed 2
Bug GHS-1944 GreenHopper IFrame has no horizontal scrollbars for Internet Explorer 7 Major Closed 1
Story GHS-1890 As a GH user I would like a transition card for the TB that is easy to understand Minor Closed 1
Bug GHS-1878 Print view in greenhopper broken in Firefox 3.5.6 Minor Closed 1
Bug GHS-1867 Regression from Greenhopper 3.x - No way to manually refresh the list of issues without a full browser refresh Major Closed 1
Story GHS-1994 It should be easier to assign cards to users. Minor Closed 0
Story GHS-1993 I should be able to expand and collapse all story cards easily. Major Closed 0
Bug GHS-1992 I cannot move from "to do" column in taskboard without first assigning the issue. Minor Closed 0
Bug GHS-1984 Greenhopper Ranking Field Vailable Contex(s) is broken Major Closed 0
Bug GHS-1980 Incorrect handling of numeric (decimal) values in GreenHopper on planning board Major Closed 0
Bug GHS-1974 Resolution in the transition card do not follow the order configured in the admin section. Minor Closed 0
Bug GHS-1970 Issue Assigned event not triggered when card reassigned Minor Closed 0
Bug GHS-1966 When I editlog start date, it's now work in Chart board Major Closed 0
Bug GHS-1964 Project Templates - Card Colour - Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 - Colour picker does not have current colour value for RGB 'Color Slider' Trivial Closed 0
Bug GHS-1963 Project Templates - Card Colour - Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 - Changing the card colour causes wrong page element to change colour Trivial Closed 0
Bug GHS-1962 Agile - Planning Board - Version Box - Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 - Text 'wobbles' when mouse cursor enters/exits version box Trivial Closed 0
Bug GHS-1961 Project Configuration - General - Flagging Field - Field Name - 'None' value available in 'Field Name' Minor Closed 0
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