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Checklist for JIRA Server

Smart Checklist product update: August Edition

Summer 2017 is behind and we decided that it’s a good time to start new season with a summary on what was released for JIRA Smart Checklist lately. So in this blog post it goes about new features which give you opportunity to: Save Checklist as a template and use …

Checklist for JIRA Server

Smart Checklist add-on for JIRA Server released

For months we’ve been providing JIRA Cloud users with the ability to manage their Definitions of Done, ToDo’s, Acceptance Criteria’s inside JIRA issue avoiding complex sub-tasks creation with Smart Checklist add-on for JIRA Cloud. Using Enterprise Cloud Edition (paid) they’ve got even more enhanced functionality. The time has come to …

How we saved $650 on Mixpanel monthly

We got acquainted with Mixpanel as a data analytics tool pretty long time ago and integrated it for few our clients. During last months we started active usage of Mixpanel integration on Railsware Labs products, like Smart Checklist add-on for JIRA or Airtable Importer, Mailtrap.io and even at railsware.com website …

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Smart Checklist – tasks organizer built-in in your JIRA

We are glad to introduce you the new version of Smart Checklist add-on for JIRA Cloud. It’s hard to believe, but the first version of our add-on has been launched on Atlassian marketplace half a year ago! Over this time, Smart Checklist has become a MUST tool in our company’s …

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Manage Client Happiness with Regular Demos

Intro Regular Demos – is one of the most powerful instruments of managing your client’s expectations. That’s the way you can formally get acceptance of your team’s work and eliminate frustration risks caused by missing functionality. It’s like “selling” product to the consumer and motivating them to buy it. This …

How we use Slack custom emoji to poll groups quickly

Do you know how to make quick, simple pools inside your group without any specific form-based tools? Google or Wufoo survey requires plenty of preparation and distribution time. Slack is good We use Slack messenger as team collaboration tool inside Railsware. Luckily it provides nice ability to add reaction to …

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Mailtrap API

During the past year we received numerous requests for an API. Today, we are proud to announce Mailtrap RESTful API! Right now it provides 3 basic endpoints: Inboxes Inbox messages (paginated, 100 emails per page) Message details (includes email source) You can get either JSON or XML by specifying extension …

Heroku Mailtrap add-on: dummy SMTP for emails testing

Good news for the development teams who run their applications on Heroku cloud application platform and need to constantly test transactional and other emails sent from your app. Railsware is proud to announce Mailtrap Heroku add-on public release. Mailtrap is in fact a dummy SMTP server that catches all your …

Mobile APPeal: Exploring the Mobile Landscape

This is a guest blog post from Bill Hodak, Director of Product Marketing at New Relic, the SaaS-based application management provider for web and mobile apps. It goes without saying that smartphones and other mobile devices have reached a level of ubiquitousness. We use them every day, for every thing …