Upsource 2019.1.1460 is available!

Upsource 2019.1.1460 is out!

Upsource 2019.1 was failing to start on some Linux systems. In this update, we have fixed this critical issue and made some other improvements. We recommend everyone to update to this latest build.

Check out the release notes and download the new build.
If you have any questions, please post them in the comments below.

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What’s New in Upsource 2019.1

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Great news everyone – Upsource 2019.1 is out! We have added a number of features and improved the performance to smooth out your code review process. It also comes bundled with IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 and Hub 2018.4, and supports servers running Mercurial 4.9 and newer.

For more details, read the release highlights.

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Important Security Notice – Vulnerability allowing permission escalation

Please note that if you a commercial customer of Upsource, you should have already received an email from us in the middle of December. No further action is required if have already seen this email.

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Upsource 2018.2.1154 is available

Upsource 2018.2.1154 is out!

We have fixed some regressions introduced in 2018.2. The bundled Hub was updated to version 2018.4.11067.

Please note that this update is recommended for all users. Check out the release notes and download the new build.

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Upsource 2018.2.1141 is available

Upsource 2018.2.1141 is out!

We have fixed some regressions introduced in 2018.2. The bundled Hub was updated to version 2018.4.11052.

If you’ve already upgraded to 2018.2 from an earlier version, please do the following after installing this update:

  1. Run lib/upsource-console.sh from the Upsource home directory (or lib\upsource-console.bat if you’re running Windows).
  2. Run fix-deleted-reviews from the console.

Please note that this update is recommended for all users. Check out the release notes and download the new build.

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What’s New in Upsource 2018.2

Please welcome Upsource 2018.2!

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The latest version of Upsource brings you a number of nice improvements to simplify the process of creating and updating reviews. There’s more automation and a lot of it is enhanced, so you can focus on coding and reviewing code instead of performing admin tasks. There’s also extra support for Java 9, and, of course the usual updates to the IntelliJ IDEA engine that manages the code warnings and suggestions.

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Webinar recording: “Code Review Best Practices”

The recording of our webinar “Code Review Best Practices” is now available on JetBrains YouTube channel.

In the past we’ve looked at the specifics of what to look for in code review and code review best practices in Upsource, in this webinar recording we take a step back to look at what we’re trying to achieve with our code reviews, so we can maximize the value of the code review and minimize the pain.

About presenter:

Trisha_Gee
Trisha has developed Java applications for a range of industries, including finance, manufacturing, software and non-profit, for companies of all sizes. She has expertise in Java high performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and dabbles with Open Source development. Trisha is a Java Champion and is a Developer Advocate for Upsource and IntelliJ IDEA.

Q&A

As promised, here are Trisha’s responses to questions that have been left unanswered during the webinar.
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Live webinar: Code Review Best Practices

We’ve recently published a screencast highlighting some of the best practices teams may want to keep in mind when approaching code reviews. We’ve also shown how Upsource can help you follow these practices. Given how broad this topic is, we feel it deserves more attention. This is why we’ve decided to host a live webinar in which we’ll dive deeper into code review best practices with Trisha Gee.

Join us Wednesday, October 10th, 16:00 – 17:00 CEST (14:00 – 15:00 GMT / 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT) to learn how your team can make code review process more efficient.

Upsource webinar: Code Review Best Practices

Space is limited, please register now.

About presenter:

Trisha_Gee
Trisha has developed Java applications for a range of industries, including finance, manufacturing, software and non-profit, for companies of all sizes. She has expertise in Java high performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and dabbles with Open Source development. Trisha is a Java Champion and is a Developer Advocate for Upsource and IntelliJ IDEA.

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Code Review Best Practices

We’ve created a new screencast outlining some of the best practices that apply to performing code reviews, and how Upsource can help apply those best practices. In this blog post we’ve also transcribed the content, and have provided links to further information.

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What to Look for in Java 9 Code

We’ve previously covered at What to Look for in Java 8 Code, now Java is moving faster than ever it’s time to do an update and cover what to look for in Java 9 code. While Java 9 has even now been replaced with Java 10, and Java 11 in coming in September, these Java 9 features are, of course, available in Java 10 and 11. If your application is using any version later than Java 8 you may benefit from these tips.

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