Jira is an issue and project-tracking application, and one of the most popular software development tools utilized by Agile teams. Jira 8 comes with performance improvements to meet the demands of ever-growing enterprise teams. This one-stop resource will get you started creating (and working with) Jira plugins and customizations.
You’ll begin your journey by learning to develop and deploy plugins and then modify them to suit your needs. You will learn to customize the look and feel of your Jira UI, and then perform a detailed configuration of Jira Issues for administrators. Then you’ll learn to create and manage custom fields in JIRA efficiently, and operate with workflows by learning to manipulate them programmatically. Finally, we cover how to build useful gadgets and prepare reports.
By the end, you will have built a solid foundation in Jira and will be equipped to use it efficiently to improve your team’s productivity.
Hands-On Test Management with Jira begins by introducing you to the basic concepts of Jira and takes you through real-world software testing processes followed by various organizations. As you progress through the chapters, the book explores and compares the three most popular Jira plugins-Zephyr, Test Management, and synapseRT. With this book, you'll gain a practical understanding of test management processes using Jira. You'll learn how to create and manage projects, create Jira tickets to manage customer requirements, and track Jira tickets. You'll also understand how to develop test plans, test cases, and test suites, and create defects and requirement traceability matrices, as well as generating reports in Jira. Toward the end, you'll understand how Jira can help the SQA teams to use the DevOps pipeline for automating execution and managing test cases. You'll get to grips with configuring Jira with Jenkins to execute automated test cases in Selenium. By the end of this book, you'll have gained a clear understanding of how to model and implement test management processes using Jira.