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23 March 2009

With pleasure, Atlassian presents the Atlassian Eclipse Connector 1.0 Beta.

Atlassian and Tasktop have collaborated to build a new connector with a radically changed look and feel and a wealth of new features. The resulting connector makes use of Mylyn's task-focused interface to bring new level of integration between your Eclipse Mylyn IDE, your Crucible code reviews and your Bamboo builds. The new connector also includes the existing JIRA Mylyn plugin.

With the Atlassian Eclipse Connector, you can set up your JIRA, Bamboo and Crucible servers as Eclipse Mylyn task repositories. Monitor your Bamboo builds and re-run failed tests locally. Enjoy Crucible's lightweight workflow to conduct code reviews within your IDE. The JIRA issues and Crucible reviews are seen as tasks, allowing you to make use of Mylyn's powerful task and context management features. Instead of dropping out to view your email, you will now receive your issue, review and build notifications via the standard Eclipse notification popups.

Highlights of this Release:

Don't have the Atlassian Eclipse Connector yet?

You can install the connector directly from the 'Software Updates' option in Eclipse. Follow our easy installation guide.

This is an open source project. The source code is available in our SVN repository.


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Upgrading from a previous version of the IDE Plugin for Eclipse

If you have previously installed an earlier version of the Atlassian IDE Plugin for Eclipse, please uninstall the earlier version. Then follow the installation guide to install the new Atlassian Eclipse Connector.

Crucible Reviews in Eclipse

Enjoy Crucible's lightweight workflow to conduct code reviews within your IDE. Using the connector, you can handle your Crucible reviews as Eclipse Mylyn tasks and take advantage of Mylyn's powerful context management features. In addition, you can perform much of the review workflow without leaving your IDE.

Manage your Code Reviews via Mylyn's Task-Focused Interface

  • Set up your Crucible server as a task repository.
  • Build Mylyn queries to filter your reviews, based on the Crucible server filters or your own custom criteria.
  • Manage the reviews in the Mylyn task list.
  • Take advantage of Mylyn's context management to keep track of the files and other assets associated with your review.

Conduct your Code Reviews in your IDE

  • See the review details, files and comments in an Eclipse view.
  • Create and reply to comments.
  • Summarize and close the review or perform other review workflow actions from within your IDE.

See the Review Comments in Your Code

  • See the comments annotated in your file editor.
  • Add comments directly in the editor.

Work on the Review in the Diff View Too

  • Open a diff view to see the changes under review, with the comments highlighted.
  • Add comments directly in the diff view too.

Receive Notification of Review Updates

  • Receive notification of new reviews needing your attention.
  • See what's happening in your reviews, via the Atlassian Eclipse Connector's integration with the standard Eclipse notification messages.

Bamboo Builds in Eclipse

Using the Atlassian Eclipse Connector, you can set up your Bamboo server as a Mylyn task repository. Now you can choose the builds you want to monitor and view the build results, build logs, changed files and failed tests inside your IDE.

Configure your Bamboo Server as a Mylyn Task Repository

  • Configure your Bamboo server as a task repository.
  • Choose the builds you want to monitor from within Eclipse.

Manage your Bamboo Builds in your IDE

  • View the status of your selected builds.
  • Right-click a build line to act upon it.
  • Re-run the build.
  • Add a label or comment to the build.
  • Double-click the build to open it in an Eclipse view.

View the Build Logs

  • Open the Bamboo build log in your Eclipse Console view.

View the Changed Files

  • See the changes that triggered the build.

Monitor the Failed Tests

  • See the test results for the selected build.
  • Re-run the failed tests locally, to make sure your fixes work before breaking the build again.
  • Create a new Mylyn task from the failure. This Mylyn task could be a JIRA issue.

Receive Notification of Build changes

  • Receive build notifications via the Atlassian Eclipse Connector's integration with the standard Eclipse notification messages.

JIRA Issues in Eclipse

The new connector incorporates the JIRA Mylyn plugin, which was previously available as a JIRA-only connector. Configure your JIRA server as a task repository. Use Mylyn's context management to keep track of the files and other assets associated with your issue.

Use the Awesome JIRA Mylyn Plugin as Part of the New Connector

  • Configure your JIRA server as a task repository.
  • Build Mylyn queries to filter your issues, based on your JIRA server filters or on custom criteria.
  • Manage the issues via the Mylyn task list.
  • Take advantage of Mylyn's context management to keep track of the files and other assets associated with your issue.
  • Create a new JIRA issue and edit existing issues.
  • Add and reply to comments.
  • Receive notification of updated issues.

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