📚 Your Weekly Stack of Tech News! | 17th October 2022

📚 Your Weekly Stack of Tech News! | 17th October 2022

Oct 17, 2022

Hi Everyone! :wave:

Welcome to our first ever Weekly Stack of Tech News, where we bring you the weekly dose of what's going on in the Atlassian Tech world, so you never miss out on important announcements or exciting news.

From next week, we will post the news roundup every Monday, so keep a look out!

We’d love to hear any feedback regarding the topics we’ve covered, so please do leave a comment along with any links for others to find. Thank you for reading, and we hope you enjoy!

:briefcase: Product Updates & Tech News

Codegeist 2022 IMPORTANT UPDATE Coding & Judging

“We have an important update about sharing access to your project code with the judges.” - The need to make your code repo public or share with the Atlassian team.

Site admins can now set full-width pages as the default globally

“We’re happy to announce that site admins now have the ability to set full-width pages as the default!🎉”

Forge CLI version 5.2.1 update - 13th october 2022

“We’ve released version 5.2.1 of the Forge CLI”. Read the post for a full breakdown of changes.

Forge CLI version 5.2.0 - 10th October 2022

jira:adminPagenow supports two new propertiesuseAsConfiganduseAsGetStarted.” Read the post for a full breakdown of changes.

Better support for Jira multi-value fields

“We have introduced a change in the “Jira Issue Field” table in the Atlassian Data Lake to better handle and improve usability for multi-valued fields.”

Introducing Integrate with AWS for Compass

“Today we’re thrilled to introduce Integrate with AWS, a brand new Compass app that helps you integrate AWS with your DevOps workflows in Compass.”

Explore 3 ways Forge monitoring reduces time to issue resolution

“Now, developers have access to log sharing, new insights and metrics and basic alerts…”

Update on Addressing issues with Marketplace reporting and APIs: General Availability begins this week

“In this update about how we’re stabilizing the Atlassian Marketplace reporting and APIs, we share information about our upcoming plans to transition from Early Access Program to GA rollout of the new data pipeline.”

Automatically link tickets by a issue comment

“This workaround is meant to help JSM, JSW and JWM projects where it is necessary to link Issues mentioned in a comment.”

Bitbucket Data Center and Server 8.5 release notes

Highlights include: Redesigned permission pages // Fine tune secret scanning

Introducing Configure and Get started pages for Forge Jira

"jira:adminPage module now supports two new properties useAsConfig and useAsGetStarted.”

Keyboard Shortcuts now Available on Confluence Forge Modules

“With keyboard shortcuts, apps can gain increased accessibility and wider adoption by providing ease of access with recognizable shortcuts.”

Working Together to Build Trust in our Cloud Ecosystem

Talking all things partners & Cloud… Well worth the read.

Update: Replacement of glance panels in Jira’s new issue view

“This change will make it easier for users find and update fields in the new issue view.”

Blog: Partner and Developer Experience Survey: A readout and update

“Since our survey in May, we've been busy reviewing responses, connecting feedback to the right teams, and committing to changes based on this feedback.”

Bug Bounty October 2022 Update

“At the start of each quarter, we publish a roll-up report from each of our Bug Bounty programs to give our customers a view of the progress of the program and the vulnerabilities.”

Improving the quality and reliability of Jira data

“In the last couple of months, we have been working on an improved Jira data flow to increase the quality and reliability of your data in the Atlassian Data Lake.”

:newspaper: Atlassian News & Announcements

Apptoberfest 2022 demo contest roundup: vote for your favorite demos!

“The submissions are in (and listed below) for the 🍻🍂Apptoberfest 2022🍂🍻 Demo Competition! That means it’s time for you to place your votes for the best:”

🎉 You’re invited to try our new security monitoring tool, Beacon (alpha)

“Read on if you’re interested in joining us on the journey of building the future of security threat detection and alerting for Atlassian.”

Now accepting submissions: Team '23 Call for Speakers

“Join us in person in Las Vegas or digitally April 18–20, 2023. We invite you to submit a talk proposal and share your story.”

Join us for Atlassian Presents: High Velocity ITSM

“Join us in person on December 8 in London at indigo at The O2, or tune in to the global digital experience on December 13.”

The Atlas roadmap: What's the Atlas team working on?

“We're in in the process of getting Atlas listed on the official Atlassian Cloud Roadmap to help you and your teams better plan. In the interim, we thought we'd give the community an early heads up for what's coming."

Welcome to the community Kudos program!

Community Kudos is a reward system where you can earn points and badges for participating in activities in the Atlassian Community.

Atlas just launched paid plans and is officially out of Beta 🎉

“Today marks a major milestone for us. We've launch paid plans along with a free plan with upto 35,000 users and are officially out of beta and in GA! “

How we’re addressing your feedback on the issue create experience in Jira Service Management

“In this article, I’ll first go over what was included in the rollout and the feedback we received, and what’s coming next to address your feedback and enhance the issue create experience.”

July 2021 - June 2022 Annual Security Incident Report

“The Annual Security Incident Report includes statistics and data for the July 2021 to June 2022 timeframe, which is Atlassian’s FY22 financial year.”


Thanks again for reading! I hope this new tech-focused (news roundup) approach is of value to everyone.

See you next week!


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Huwen Arnone _Deiser_
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October 18, 2022

Very useful, thank you @Sean Manwarring _Izymes_ 

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Laura Holton _ACE Rotterdam_
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Wowza! It's never a dull moment in the Community 😅

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