Category: Atlassian

  • PACKT Books: JIRA 7 Essentials (also on

  • jira-markup-mode: Emacs major mode for JIRA-markup-formatted text files Editing Jira markup in a simple browser text pane is a PITA. So I shall give this a try!

  • extracting fields from a Jira “issue” (like a very nice and useful description)? how to get the markup source of the issue description?

    No, Jira does not let you read (“per se“) the markup source of an “issue” – that’s why I went this way in the first place  🙄 – using Jira’s REST API: a “…/rest/api/2/issue/…” URL – how to use jq for json-tidying jq . X.json > X.pretty.json – extract the structure tree of your […]

  • Atlassian HipChat for corporate instant messaging

  • “Markdown”: further reading — includes various tables – where it all began – GitHub Flavored Markdown spec – GitLab Flavored Markdown spec (a customer GitLab installation provides (resp. seems to provide) a version with a TOC) – Jira and its markup language – Emacs org-mode and its markup language Emacs and Markdown:

  • how to export from Atlassian Confluence – not that bad  😀 — “Go to the space and choose Space tools > Content Tools from the bottom of the sidebar” I would really like to get the list of target formats extended, but this list isn’t really, really that poor my wishlist WRT target formats: mediawiki, DocBook my preferred exports: HTML / […]

  • where would I re-import an Atlassian Confluence export to?

    Atlassian offers “Confluence in the cloud” for 10 USD/month — not really big money, but for my modest purposes more money than I want to spend … Actually I only want to preserve the “brain work” that I created during my life. I’m not sure I need a running (expensive) Atlassian Confluence for that.

  • using Atlassian Confluence again Things have changed “recently”: no wiki mark-up any longer  🙄 – exporting got more powerful REST API available (?!!) …

  • one of my ongoing main software projects: create “diary entries” from activity streams

    my JIRA project activities – solved using JIRA’s REST API and in use procmail log file reflecting my incoming e-mail – solved … and in use my blogging activities: my own WordPress “blogs” (better use the REST API than the Atom feed), the company “blogs” (Atlassian Confluence (also a wiki), …), … my wiki authoring […]

  • Stephen Dolan’s “jq” is a lightweight and flexible command-line JSON processor – o’Reilly “Data Science at the Command Line” – has some examples making use of jq – behind a paywall available as source (portable C) and as executables for various Intel-based platforms, i.e. some Linux distributions, Mac OS X, Windows incl. Cygwin : …, jq, jqPlay, jq-tutorial, […]