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2016.12.16 -Enhancing several features (WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA 8.7.0 Release)

Hello! I'm Tsutomu Amino, developer of WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA. Atlassian Summit is held at San Jose, California on 10th October. Ricksoft exhibits a booth as a silver sponsor this year. We will show you our add-ons, so please talk to our staff if you have a question or request.Now, we will introduce the main points of WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA 8.5.0 and 8.6.0....

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2016.12.16 -Enhancing "Auto Correct Schedule"! (WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA 8.5.0 Release)

Hello! I'm Tsutomu Amino, developer of WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA. When Halloween is over, it's already the Christmas and bonenkai (year-end party) season. Last year the attendees of bonenkai felt uncomfortable for my unpleasant prize, I think I will offer another one this year. Now, we will introduce the main points of WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA 8.7.0....

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2016.12.07 -Editing Issues in Microsoft Edge - Issue Editor for JIRA 1.5.0 Released! (Issue Editor for JIRA)

Hello! I'm Takayuki Hirota, developer of Issue Editor for JIRA. It's getting colder and colder here in Tokyo. I feel the cold easily so I can't wait till spring next year! In this post, I am going to introduce the new features implemented in Issue Editor for JIRA 1.5.0. Supporting Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge has been supported since JIRA 7.1.4, however, Issue Editor for JIRA had not yet been supported because part of picker features was not running...

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2016.12.07 -Permissions Configuration Available Now in Issue Editor for JIRA 1.4.0! (Issue Editor for JIRA)

Hello! I'm Takayuki Hirota, developer of Issue Editor for JIRA. The Japan Series of baseball has just begun. I took my family to the game of Nippon Ham Fighters on the other day. When Shohei Ohtani appeared as a pinch hitter, almost everyone in the stadium even the local and visitor started taking a picture of him. Once again it was a moment that I realized how popular he is. (He is known as a "two-way player" who plays baseball as pitcher and outfielder, In Japan, we called "Nito-Ryu."...

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2016.11.08 -Atlassian Summit 2016 - Ricksoft Booth

It has been about a couple of weeks since I came back from Atlassian Summit 2016, San Jose, California. And this year, too, I would like to look back the Summit for us. The group of Ricksoft, 8 members arrived at San Jose airport in the morning of Monday, October 10th. Except our CEO, Hiroshi Ohnuki, Sean Osawa (recently joined Ricksoft) and myself, it was the first time for the five members to attend Atlassian Summit. Atlassian Summit 2014 took place in the same venue...

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2016.10.27 -View WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA in Confluence!

Hi, there! I'm Yuki Suzuyama at Helpdesk for overseas in Ricksoft. In this blog, I would like to introduce a workaround to display WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA in Confluence! 1. Make User Macro on the Confluence administration screen with the following configuration. Go to the Macro creating screen through 'Administration>User Macro>Create a User Macro'....

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2016.10.26 -Meet the newest Ricksofter, Sean Osawa!

Hello Everyone! Let me introduce our new member, Sean Osawa, for Global Marketing team! After seven years at Atlassian, Sean finally joined Ricksoft as a Global Marketing Manager to accelerate our global business! He is not just a marketing guru and an "Atlassian" expert but has a strong passion for communicating with customers offline and online. As blogged before, we attended Atlassian Summit earlier this month, and he stood and talked at our booth although it was only the third day for him at Ricksoft...

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2016.10.21 -Atlassian Summit 2016 - Ricksoft Top New Business APAC!!!

Hello from sunny, sunny San Jose, CA!!!! Eight members of Ricksoft are now attending Atlassian Summit 2016!!!! Personally this is my 5th Summit and 2nd time in San Jose. I can tell Summit this year is definitely much bigger than last year. First of all, At the night we arrived in San Jose, there was Expert Award Night at The Glass House nearby the convention center. The total of 14 prizes were given to Atlassian Experts or Add-on Vendors. The venue was full of people who were enjoying beers and foods...

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2016.10.11 -Importing Data from MS Project to WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA (WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA)

Importing Data from MS Project to WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA (WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA) The most questions we had at that time was "Is it possible to import data from Microsoft Project to WBS Gantt-Chart?" I wanted to say "Of course!" But, at that time, we had to say "No" since we did not have any features to import data from MS Project. Although we thought that we will start implementing the feature quickly, we could not find the time to do so and just left it untouched...

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2016.10.07 -It's Time for Atlassian Summit 2016!

Hello! I'm Miyuki Sawada (Overseas Marketing of our Atlassian add-ons). Around this time of each year, there is Atlassian Summit! To my surprise really, this is my 5th Summit to attend!! (rickmaok) Last year (Atlassian Summit 2015), Ricksoft signed up for a silver booth and we were very happy that so many Summit attendees visited our booth (charickma). So again, we will be waiting for all of you to stop by our booth (Silver Booth: S23) this year!...

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2016.09.02 -Displaying Issues Hierarchically in Issue Editor (Issue Editor for JIRA)

Hello! I'm Takayuki Hirota, developer of Issue Editor for JIRA.It is getting hotter in Japan. On the other day, I checked the thermometer of my air-conditioner and it showed the outside temperature was 37 degree Celsius!! Well, following the last time, I am going to introduce display features of Issue Editor for JIRA. This time, it is about long-awaited hierarchical display. Screenshots are taken from Ver. 1.3.3...

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2016.07.11 -Filtering Issues in Issue Editor and Copy & Paste to Excel (Issue Editor for JIRA)

Hello! One of my hobbies is "Shogi" (Japanese Chess). A new master was born on the other day. It has been 16 years since there was a master in his/her 20's. The change of generation is certainly occurring here. I would like to keep trying to improve by learning from young developers work hard. Well, following the last post, I am going to introduce display features of Issue Editor for JIRA. Screenshots are taken in version 1.3.2...

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2016.07.05 -Operation Bar Boosted! (WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA)

Hello! I'm Tsutomu Amino, developer of WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA. I gave a presentation in Agile Japan 2016 in Hulic Hall in Tokyo on May 31st. We had a session focused on "Our operation record of a project with Agile in a developing environment for In-House product" and we talked about a little anecdote of developing the WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA. For more detail, please refer to the release here. Agile Japan 2016(Japanese Only) Now, I am going to introduce about WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA 8.4.0...

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2016.05.27 -Taking an in-depth look at Issue Editor

Hello! I'm Takayuki Hirota, developer of Issue Editor for JIRA. Fun & fun summer is getting closer! My friend of 25 years and I went out for fishing near where I live on the other day. Ended up catching nothing, but it was such a fun time. Well, in the last post, we introduced some basic features such as displaying, editing and saving issues. From this time, I am going to introduce various features of Issue Editor for JIRA in detail for the next couple of editions....

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2016.04.22 -New UI!

Hello! I'm Tsutomu Amino, developer of WBS Gantt-Chart for JIRA. Leonardo DiCaprio has been awarded the Best Actor of 2016 Oscar. I would like to talk more about this, however the movie has not yet been released in Japan, so maybe some other time. Among the moves I have seen recently, "THE WALK" and "Odyssey" are the ones I like very much. In both movies, there are challenges and difficulties, the characters cope with, and overcome them, which was very touching....

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2016.04.19 -JIRA + Excel = Issue Editor for JIRA

Hello! I'm Takayuki Hirota, developer of our new add-on tool for JIRA. It has been a nice Cherry Blossom season and we can see a flurry of cherry blossom petals... May I congratulate those who have just entered a school and started a new year at a school. There is an elementary school right in front of my house and I can see very cute first graders with school bags that are much bigger for them to carry. Well, in this blog, I am going to introduce our new add-on, Issue Editor for JIRA,...

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2016.04.01 -Background of a birth of "WBS Gantt-Chart"

. One of the Atlassisan's main products, JIRA is good tool for Developer, however, the views for Manager, has been said "weak". As a means of supporting features that the products do not own, Atlassian provides Site for Developers and SDK, and Atlassian Marketplace as a place to release developed software. Often, JIRA is used in product-developing project, however, there has been strong demand for the gantt-chart features that managers utilize....

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