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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [IDE] Eclipse with mylyn
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 21:08:40 GMT
Thanks for the feedback Stefan this was just what I was looking for.

Alex

On 9/15/07, Stefan Seelmann <seelmann@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I played a bit with eclipse 3.3 and mylyn. In my opinion it is useful,
> I'll continue to work with it.
>
> To make it working with our Jira it is important to install the current
> 2.1 Milestone. Just use the Eclipse update manager and add these two
> Update URLs:
> Mylyn: http://download.eclipse.org/tools/mylyn/update/e3.4/
> Mylyn extras: http://download.eclipse.org/tools/mylyn/update/e3.4/extras
> Select all features in Mylyn and at least the Jira Connector in Mylyn
> extras.
>
> The first thing to do is to add Apache's Jira to the "Task
> Repositories", so open that view and add a new repository.
>
> Then you could open the "Task List" view and add a "Query". I added a
> "My Open Issues" query with all open issues assigned to me. The query
> then lists all Jira issues as tasks and the tasks could be viewed and
> edited within eclipse. It is also possible to create a new Jira. Here
> are some example screenshots:
> http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Mylyn_User_Guide#JIRA_Connector
>
> A useful thing is that you could "Activate" a task (=Jira issue). Mylyn
> remembers all the classes, methods and files you are using/editing in
> this task. Then you could switch to another task and back again and all
> your edited classes and files are opened again.
>
> If you use the Subversive (or Subclipse) plugin to connect to svn there
> is another nice feature. Changes could be grouped by tasks (changes
> sets). If you work on multiple Jiras mylyn helps you to commit only the
> changes that are related to a specific Jira. See here:
> http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Mylyn_User_Guide#Team_Support
>
> Here are some resources:
> - An article in two parts:
>   http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-mylyn1/
>   http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-mylyn2/
> - A webinar (one year old, but shows the idea behind mylyn):
>   http://adobedev.adobe.acrobat.com/p46246963
> - User's guide
>   http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Mylyn_User_Guide#Releases
>
> Regards,
> Stefan
>
>
> > Hi there,
> >
> > Has anyone tried eclipse with mylyn and connected to JIRA?
> > Just curious if this is a useful tool.  Looking for feedback from
> others.
> >
> > Also what eclipse distribution is everyone using now that eclipse comes
> > in many
> > flavors.  I use the Classic one. Is anyone using the one for Java
> > developers?
> >
> > Alex
> >
>
>

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