San Francisco, CA (Vocus) October 20, 2010
Today, Atlassian is announcing the availability of a new Starter license: 5-user versions of Crucible, Atlassian's peer code review software, for just $10. All money from the sale of the license is donated to Room to Read (http://roomtoread.org). The one-time cost includes 12-months of Atlassian's "legendary" service and free updates. After 12-months, users can continue to use the license or opt to purchase another year of maintenance and updates for just $10, which also goes to Room to Read. Starter licenses can be purchased at http://www.atlassian.com/starter.
Over $700,000 raised for Room to Read
In less than 1.5 years, Atlassian has raised over $700,000 for the global non-profit, Room to Read, through the sale of $5 and $10 Starter licenses. Starter licenses are full-featured, 5-10 user versions of many of Atlassian's products that are perfect for small teams and startups.
Money raised from the sale of Starter licenses has impacted over 38,600 children across Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Sri Lanka. Some of the projects that have been funded include the construction of 77 libraries and 4 schools, the production and printing of 2 local language books, and 330 scholarships for girls.
New versions of Atlassian FishEye and Crucible
The release of the new Starter license coincides with the general availability of Crucible 2.4 and FishEye 2.4, the latest versions of the peer code review tool and source code browser. The new versions of these popular developer tools include hundreds of improvements, new features and bug fixes.
Used by thousands of software development teams around the world, FishEye and Crucible help teams to collaborate and improve code quality. FishEye unlocks Subversion, Git, Perforce, ClearCase, CVS, and Mercurial with real-time notifications of code changes plus web-based reporting, visualization, search and code sharing. Crucible gives a software engineering team an efficient way to benefit from the power of constant code review. It includes inline commenting, simple workflow, asynchronous reviews, JIRA integration and much more.
FishEye 2.4 improvements include:
- Application Links - a new way to connect FishEye to JIRA and other Atlassian applications
- Branch and tag filter that makes it easier for DVCS users (Git and Mercurial) to work with their repositories
- Security improvements including full Security Sockets Layer (SSL) support
- A redesigned file history page to provide a cleaner and more intuitive interface
- And over 250 other bug fixes, new features and improvements
Crucible 2.4 improvements include:
- Support for Subversion, Git, Mercurial, ClearCase, CVS, and Perforce out-of-the-box with a new way to access repositories
- New filters to stay on top of code reviews -- inbox, outbox, and archived filters
- And over 230 other bug fixes, new features and improvements
For more information about FishEye 2.4 and Crucible 2.4, or to download a free 30-day trial, visit http://www.atlassian.com.
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