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📰 Your Weekly Stack of Tech News! | 31st October 2022

Hi Everyone! 👋

Welcome to our 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.

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!


💼 Product Updates & Tech News

Create Notifications from Audit Log Activities using Automation

“Enable Users/Admins to know when a Workflow/Email Channel/Permission Scheme, etc. was updated, allowing you to know exactly when a certain Audit Log Activity occurred.” 

July 2021 - June 2022 Annual Bug Bounty Report

“In the July 2021 to June 2022 timeframe, Atlassian received a total of 358 valid vulnerabilities which resulted in payout.”

Microsoft's deprecation of Basic Auth in January 2023 and how it affects Incoming Mail on Jira Cloud

“it’s recommended that Jira admins reconfigure Incoming Mail using OAuth before the deprecation timeline to continue creating issues and comments via email.”

Updated GitHub environment mappings

“GitHub app for Compass now has expanded support for environment names that fall into the ”Production” category for deployment events.”

A fresh new look for the component overview page!

“We’re excited to announce significant design changes to the component overview page based on your valuable feedback.”

Atlassian Analytics Open Beta Updates - October

“We hope you’re finding value and utilizing the product to unlock new insights for your organizations. Keep reading to see what’s new in October!”

FYI: The SurveyMonkey Power-Up is being deprecated 12/15/22

“We wanted to let you know that the SurveyMonkey Power-Up is being deprecated on December 15, 2022.”

Compass: Limit on metrics per component increased from 10 to 25

“Just a quick announcement to let you know that we've increased the limit on the number of metrics allowed per component from 10 to 25!”

Quick Actions and Filters for tickets in Microsoft Teams for Jira Cloud application

Quick Actions and Quick Filters can now be used for your pinned tabs.

Roll out the welcome mat — guests are available in Confluence Cloud

“The single-space guest beta is now available in all paid Confluence Cloud editions: Standard, Premium, and Enterprise.”

What's new in Jira Service Management Cloud - October 2022

“The following nine features are now live in Jira Service Management Cloud to help Dev and IT Ops teams work better together.”

JSM: Insight is Now Assets

“The collective group of asset and configuration management capabilities known as Insight is now called Assets.”


📰 Atlassian News & Announcements

Seeking research participants for the Atlassian Migration Program!

“The Migration Program team is seeking feedback on the Atlassian website. This is a great opportunity to make your voice heard and influence the vision of the Atlassian Migration Program!”

Join us for a Developer AMA with the Appfire Team on November 2nd

“This week, we’re hosting a few members of the leadership team from Appfire: Gorka Puente and George Dinkov.”


🗞 Partner News

Update on Addressing issues with Marketplace reporting and APIs: Week 2 rollout status update

“During this rollout, this group of partners reported three issues”

Jira: UPDATE: deprecation of Epic Link, Parent Link and other related fields in webhooks

“We decided to change the rollout plan for it to return both OLD and NEW changelog items in the SAME webhook event.”

Jira: Jira 9.4 Long Term Support EAP released

“Jira 9.4 is our new Long Term Support (LTS) release. It contains all features introduced since the last LTS version, Jira 8.20, and provides fixes for known issues in this version”

Confluence: Update: Release of v2 Confluence REST API for Pages and Blogposts

“Removing expansions will cause the number of network requests to increase. This is a problem we are aware of, but we are okay with it for a number of reasons.”

Trello: Trello tokens are getting longer

“We’re increasing the length of Trello tokens. Existing tokens will continue to work, and new tokens will be 12 characters longer.”

Forge: Forge CLI version 6.0.0 - 25th October 2022

Forge CLI now uses TypeScript 4.8.4 // Added a custom UI condition application template for Forge CLI // New Jira Forge extension - jira:issueViewBackgroundScript

Forge: Forge Jira Issue View Background scripts released

“We’ve introduced the jira:issueViewBackgroundScript Forge module. You can now use it for optimizing issue view related modules.”


Well, that’s it for this week! Thanks again for reading and see you next week!


Head of Marketing at Izymes - our mission is to eliminate boring from work. We build apps such as Workzone: PullRequest Workflow // Global Pull Request Organizr // Reminders for Bitbucket // AI Insights for JSM - to turbo-charge team velocity through contextual automation.



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Taranjeet Singh
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October 31, 2022

Thank you for sharing this amazing weekly news update, @Sean Manwarring _Izymes_ !

Sean Manwarring _Izymes_
Marketplace Partner
Marketplace Partners provide apps and integrations available on the Atlassian Marketplace that extend the power of Atlassian products.
November 1, 2022

My pleasure @Taranjeet Singh

Thank you!

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