We’re excited to announce the beta release of JIRA 6, now available for download! If you develop a JIRA plugin or simply can’t wait to get your hands on the new design, read on.
Check out the New Design
The JIRA look and feel is being redesigned in JIRA 6.0 according to the new Atlassian Design Guidelines. If you are a developer, these changes will affect you; start making changes to your plugins now. The following documents are designed to help you with this transition:
- Preparing for JIRA 6.0 – detailed information on the Atlassian Design Guidelines implementation
- Building UI for a plugin shipping to multiple versions of JIRA – how to manage plugins for multiple versions of JIRA
- Bonfire ADG Migration Guidelines – a case study on shipping to multiple versions of JIRA
Update your Plugins
You should start updating your plugins for JIRA 6.0 now. We’ve put together some guides on the key changes in 6.0 so you can get started on ensuring your add-on is JIRA 6 compatible. For details on all of the developer changes for 6.0, see Preparing for JIRA 6.0. Please also see our Java API policy for JIRA for technical information on the JIRA Java APIs and our approach to changing them.
Hear from the Developers
We’ve spent over a year of development optimizing JIRA for speed, ease & flexibility. This project, code-named Kickass, is all about efficiency for the things that you do most. Watch the video to see our developers talking about their work.
Get the beta today!
All the information I’ve mentioned above, including links to the download of JIRA 6.0 Beta can found below.