Issues List Improvements

We’re getting ready to roll out the redesigned version of the Issues list in our next major release. In this blog post, I’ll tell you about some of the improvements we’ve added to the experimental version of the page in our latest bug fixes.

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Features to be Discontinued in Upcoming YouTrack Releases

Hi everyone!

We previously published a roadmap for Q3&Q4 2019. As we move forward in different directions, we have to leave some functionality behind. In this blog post, we’ll tell you which features will no longer be supported in our upcoming releases.

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What’s next: YouTrack Roadmap 2019 Q3 & Q4

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Hi everyone,

This year we’ve released two major updates for YouTrack. It’s time to share our vision for what lies ahead.

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YouTrack 2019.2 is Released!

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We continue to make YouTrack better. In this blog post, I’ll tell you more about the features included in YouTrack 2019.2.

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Behind the Scenes with Experimental Features

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In YouTrack 2019.1, we introduced a redesigned version of the Issues List as an experimental feature. Thanks to your feedback we think we’ve learned all the pain points. Today we want to share with you some details on how we work on experimental features, and on the new issue list as a specific example.

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A Reminder: Discontinuing Support for Internet Explorer

Dear users,

Last February, we announced that we will discontinue support for Internet Explorer 11 starting from YouTrack 2019.2. The release is planned for July 2019, so we kindly remind you to switch to one of the other supported web browsers before the release.

What does this mean?

In earlier versions of YouTrack, we have only supported versions of Internet Explorer earlier than Internet Explorer 11. Starting with YouTrack 2019.2, we will no longer guarantee the stability of YouTrack functionality in any version of IE and will no longer fix bugs that only affect this web browser.

Please reach out to us if you have any questions or difficulties – we are here to help!

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Make public! The advantages and disadvantages of public issue trackers

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We as users have to deal with different tools every day. The tools may have bugs or be missing a feature we desperately want to have in it. There are different ways users can report these issues.

Sometimes we need to send the companies an email, other times we should fill out a form on their website, or if we want to report an issue a little less privately, we can always use social media, which we might scare the developers of the application into getting our issue solved a little bit quicker? But is there a better way? In our opinion, there is. They are what’s known as Public issue trackers. But for some reason, very few companies use them. Today I want to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of having a public issue tracker and share some tips on how we handle the one we use at JetBrains.

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Make It Workflow — Part 12: Storing Data between Workflow Runs

Every now and then the question as to whether it is possible to store data between workflow executions comes up. For example, when a team lead wants to show an informational message to the entire team, once to each person. The most straightforward way to achieve this would be to add a flag “hasSeenTheMessage” to each user account. However, YouTrack doesn’t allow you to define properties like this via the workflow, though we are planning to support such use-cases in some form or another in the future.

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In the meantime, I want to show you how to work around this problem using the existing workflow capabilities. OK, so before we dive into the code, let me first briefly explain how different types of workflow-accessible data are stored in YouTrack.

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Changes in BitBucket and YouTrack integrations

Dear users,

A while ago Atlassian announced that they are changing Bitbucket Cloud REST APIs starting from April 29, 2019.

What do you need to do?

If you’re running YouTrack Standalone and have active integrations with Bitbucket, you should update to YouTrack version 2019.1.51078 prior to April 29th. If you don’t upgrade, your Bitbucket integrations will no longer work.

Please reach out to us if you have any questions or difficulties – we are here to help!

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YouTrack 2019.1 is released!

Please welcome YouTrack 2019.1!

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We continue to improve YouTrack bringing you the first release of 2019. Check out this blog post to learn what’s new in the latest version.

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