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Introduce Development Management Tools

At Teracy, development tools and development management are very important for us to keep and work in a consistent workflow manner. There are rules, however, the rules should be guided, checked and forced so that everyone could understand and work together more effectively. After a few days of setting up, we’re very happy to introduce our development tools.

As we know, a development team should (at least) have:

  • issues management
  • source code management
  • continuous integration management
  • wiki management

Well, if your team is small, github1 is good enough. However, if you have many repositories, issue management could be hard. Moreover, the workflow and issues management on github is just very simple.

At Teracy, we need more than that. We need a better workflow, we need consistent development tools that have good and seamlessly integration and Atlassian2’s products meets our requirements.

Many thanks to Atlassian for supporting open source projects, we could get open source licenses for all our development tools for free:

Jira3 instance for issues management is at: https://issues.teracy.org

Stash4 instance for source code management is at: https://code.teracy.org

Note that we’re still using github for our open source projects to get more contribution easily, thank you github :). There is no reason why we should not use both github and Jira.

Confluence5 instance for wiki management is at: https://wiki.teracy.org

And many thanks to Jenkins6 for our continuous integration instance at: https://ci.teracy.org We’d love to use Travis-ci7, too.

It took us just a few days to setup all these instances.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you very much, GlobalSign8, too, for approving our open source SSL certificate application.

We’re still migrating issues from github to http://issues.teracy.org and there are still many steps ahead to setup a good development environment.

Thanks for reading our news, have a nice weekend and and happy playing!

  1. https://github.com

  2. https://www.atlassian.com

  3. https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira

  4. https://www.atlassian.com/software/stash

  5. https://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence

  6. http://jenkins-ci.org

  7. https://travis-ci.org

  8. https://www.globalsign.com