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Tips on getting things done in YouTrack

Make It Workflow — Part 5: Propagating Values Between Issues

Over the last month, we have investigated various aspects of the issue lifecycle. We described how to set up granular read and write access for existing issues, how to streamline issue creation, and even how to generate issues automatically. If … Continue reading

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Make It Workflow — Part 4: Generating New Issues

Last week, we shared a few tips for streamlining issue reporting. The goal was to improve the simplicity and accuracy of issue creation for your team and for your customers. In this article, we take it one step further. Imagine … Continue reading

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Make It Workflow — Part 3: Streamlining Issue Reporting

In previous installments, we discussed how to restrict issue visibility and prevent unwanted updates. We still haven’t covered what is possibly the most important aspect of the issue life cycle — its birth. In this article, we describe how you, … Continue reading

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Writing YouTrack Workflows in Your IDE

When we first introduced YouTrack workflows in JavaScript, we also released a built-in editor for writing workflow rules and scripts. While many users enjoy the convenience of writing workflows directly in YouTrack, it does have its limitations. If you would … Continue reading

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Make It Workflow — Part 2: Preventing Unwanted Updates

The previous article in our Make it Workflow series showed you how to set up complex visibility restrictions for issues. We limited the ability to read issues to specific groups of people and restricted read access for different sets of … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Tracking Issues in YouTrack

Issue trackers are designed to help you manage issues faster and make your work more productive. But sometimes, you spend more time looking for important issues than actually working on them. Today I will tell you about the most productive … Continue reading

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YouTrackSharp 3.0 beta – A .NET Standard Client for YouTrack

Please welcome a brand new (preview) version of YouTrackSharp – a .NET library to work with the YouTrack REST API. It’s a complete rewrite from the previous version, since a lot of things in the .NET world have changed. First of all, … Continue reading

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YouTrack InCloud Discontinues HTTP Support

We at JetBrains care about the security of our customers’ data. It is extremely important that we keep it safe for you. As you might know, YouTrack InCloud instances use the HTTPS protocol by default, but this wasn’t always the … Continue reading

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Baking Boards — Episode 7: Version-based Boards

In this episode of Baking Boards, we show you how two very different teams at JetBrains use agile boards that synchronize sprints with the fix version of the product in development.

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Baking Boards – Episode 6: A Product Marketing Manager’s Personal Board

In this episode of Baking Boards, Andrey Cheptsov, the Product Marketing Manager for IntelliJ IDEA, shows you the personal board he uses to track all of the activity that is related to the promotion of this IDE. Preparation 1. Create … Continue reading

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