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This page collects various articles that demonstrate how to use Better DevOps Automation for Jira Data Center for the best results. Most reads are about 5 minutes.

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The articles in this section include useful guides for frequent use cases, case studies contributed by power-users, integration how-to's, and practical tips to solve concrete business problems.

Bringing DevOps automation features to Jira Data Center

DevOps practices and especially DevOps workflow automation is increasingly important for developer teams. Better DevOps Automation brings new DevOps triggers to Automation for Jira, that enable no-code, low-code, user-friendly, yet advanced DevOps workflows.

How to trigger a Bamboo build on commit?

Triggering an automatic Bamboo build after each commit is a typical DevOps use case that many software teams routinely use. But can you make it optional and give more control to developers over running Bamboo builds? Learn how to power up your developers and allow them trigger a Bamboo build with Genius Commands used in the commit message!

How to trigger a Jenkins build on commit?

We dive into a sub-section of DevOps automation that's about automating a Jenkins build after a commit has been accepted to the central repository. We are going to take advantage of the Automation for Jira framework and the DevOps triggers by the Better DevOps Automation for Jira app. Learn how to empower your developers to automate a Jenkins build from the convenience of the commit message!

How to trigger TeamCity on Git push?

We are continuing our DevOps automation series with a practical guide for automating TeamCity builds. With the help of Automation for Jira and Better DevOps Automation for Jira, we are looking at automating a TeamCity build configuration. Follow this guide to cut on manual tasks and automate TeamCity from the convenience of the commit message!

Send Git commit details in Slack message

Creating shared understanding and open communications are two cornerstone principles of DevOps. Workplace communication is often happening in Slack channels, so connecting your developer environment with Slack is a popular use case. Learn how to set up a Jira automation rule to send Git commit details to your team's Slack channel without lifting a finger.

Smart Commit examples to use with Git and Automation for Jira

A selection of smart values make Jira issue details readily available for Automation for Jira rules. But what about DevOps smart values for Jira Data Center and Server? Read on to learn how you can use software development focused smart values in Jira automation actions.