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13 September 2011

The Atlassian team announces the release of GreenHopper 5.7.2. GreenHopper 5.7.2 delivers some enhancements to the Rapid Board:

  • 'Welcome Mat' — assists new users of the Rapid Board in finding or creating a Rapid View. Designed to help you introduce the Rapid Board to your organisation.

    • Kanban Preset — preconfigures the Rapid Board with everything that Kanban teams need to get started quickly (Scrum preset to follow later this year)
  • 'Number of days in column' indicator — at bottom of each card on the Rapid Board
  • Detailed Card View — now shows additional fields (including Summary, Details, People, Dates, Time Tracking)
  • Remaing Estimate — can now be edited from the Rapid Board (without using the JIRA 'Log Work' dialog)
  • Charts:
    • Moving Average Cycle Time — graphed over time
    • Introductory Chart screen — explains the use and meaning of the different charts on the Rapid Board
    • Filtering — filter the Cycle Time chart by swimlane, quick filter, time, column

(The Rapid Board is a new way to visualise and interact with cards. Please note that the Rapid Board is in pre-release mode and as such can be enabled via JIRA Agile Labs.)

Upgrading to GreenHopper 5.7.2 is free for all customers with an active GreenHopper license.

Don't have GreenHopper 5.7 yet?

Take a look at all the new features in the GreenHopper 5.7 Release Notes and see what you are missing out on!

Upgrading from a Previous Version of GreenHopper

You can upgrade GreenHopper via the JIRA Plugin Manager. Before upgrading, please read the GreenHopper 5.7.2 Upgrade Notes.

There is one known issue with this release. If you have the GreenHopper Night Service enabled under General Configuration please disable this prior to upgrading, full details can be found in this knowledge base article.

Updates and Fixes in this Release

GreenHopper 5.7.2 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

T Key Summary
Bug GHS-3632 Detail view field edit: Issue update rest call fails
Bug GHS-3624 Welcome mat blocks links to RapidViews
Bug GHS-3612 Resolving 2 bugs somehow thinks you are resolving the first 1 twice
Bug GHS-3630 Remaining estimate update fails in case of invalid input
Bug GHS-3629 IE8: Rapid Board drop targets not appearing/invisible
Bug GHS-3597 Navigating from Reporting Tab back to Working on the RB causes the Release Cog to disappear
Bug GHS-3581 Agile Gadget doesn't work when using in Confluence or other Gadget containers
Bug GHS-3564 Control Chart blows up when there are zero issues in RapidView
Story GHS-3550 As a developer I want to be able to use the 'choices' syntax for i18n in the Javascript layer
Story GHS-3520 Move RapidView data to AO
Story GHS-3081 As a Kanbanr™ I want the number of days an issue has been in a column indicated
Story GHS-1853 Make JIRA Agile APIs available to other plugins
Bug GHS-1803 Greenhopper "Agile Gadget" doesn't work in Confluence
Bug GHS-3614 "Cannot enable the plugin 'com.pyxis.greenhopper.jira' when the bundle is not in the resolved or installed state" error in JIRA startup log
Story GHS-3608 As a GH dev I want trackPageview analytics events for "virtual" page views
Bug GHS-3606 Using the 'escape' key to close dialogs on the Rapid Board Welcome Mat makes 'Frother' control disappear
Bug GHS-3560 Task board removes the "Please Select..." option from the list of available resolutions - causing it to default to the top one, even when no default is set
Story GHS-3557 As an RB user I would like to see more fields from the JIRA View Issue screen (read only) so that I may plan my work better
Story GHS-3553 As a second user (first visit) on the RB I would like to be assisted in creating a Rapid View
Story GHS-3552 As a second user (first visit) on the RB I would like to be assisted in finding an existing Rapid View
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