Learn JIRA in 4 hours

Learn Atlassian JIRA from Scratch and start using it effectively for Software Development and Testing.
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Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

Are you new to JIRA? Are you working in Software Development or Testing and not aware how to use JIRA effectively? Do you want to keep yourself competitive in the IT market by leveling up your JIRA skills? Then this course is for you.

This course is the fastest path to level up your JIRA skills.

In this course you will learn about JIRA from very basic till advanced concepts of JIRA like SCRUM and KANBAN. This course is well thought and designed in a way that will suit the very basic and advanced JIRA user.

In this course I have started from very basic concepts of JIRA and progressed to advanced topics of JIRA. I have covered all the aspects of SDLC in JIRA and explained how you can do Test Management, Project Management, Defect Management, Agile Software Development, Reporting and much more with JIRA.

So just go ahead and enroll for the course as you are not going to get anything better with such a competitive price.

What are the requirements?

  • Windows OS

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to install JIRA and get started with learning JIRA in 20 minutes
  • How to use Atlassian JIRA effectively for Test Case Management
  • How to do Defect Management in JIRA
  • How to work with different reports in JIRA
  • Learn about Agile development methodologies
  • How to create and configure JIRA Agile boards SCRUM and KANBAN
  • How to effectively use JIRA Query Language (JQL) to search for issues in JIRA
  • By the end if this course you will be able to do Agile Project Management, Test Management and Defect Management in JIRA
  • In addition to this course you will be able to ask questions at any time using the questions area of the course. I will answer all your queries and doubts over the e-mail or phone

What is the target audience?

  • Software Testers, Test Leads, Test Managers, Developers, Development Managers, Business Analysts

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to JIRA
06:08

In this session I have given a brief introduction about myself and about the JIRA course. I have outlined what all JIRA concepts will be covered in this course and how you can benefit from this course.

15:32

In this session I have given a detailed description about JIRA installation and how you can install JIRA for evaluation/learning purpose or for your production environment.

I have covered following ways to install JIRA

1) On demand (JIRA hosted by Atllasian and you are provided the login URL)

2) Local installation on your computer (Recommended Installation/Custom Installation)

07:58

In this session I have explained how you can create projects in JIRA and enable issue management in JIRA.

If there are not projects in JIRA, issue management is tab is disabled and it gets activated only when you have some project created in JIRA. This session will explain you step by step process to create different types of projects and enable issue management.

I have explained all the project types supported in JIRA and how you can create different projects.

05:24

In this session I have explained how you can install Zephyr in JIRA and enable test management in JIRA.

By default JIRA does not provide test management functionality and test management in JIRA is provided by Zephyr. The step by step process of installing Zephyr in JIRA will help you to enable Test Management in JIRA.

06:17

In this session I have explained how to add users, roles and groups in JIRA.

It is important to understand some basic administration about JIRA because if you are doing test management activities you need to add different users/roles/groups and assign different permissions. This session will give you a fair idea how to perform all those tasks.

07:32

In this session I have explained JIRA dashboard in detail. After finishing this session you will be able understand about all the different features available on the JIRA dashboard.

07:56

In this session I have explained how to create a new dashboard as per your requirements and add/delete gadgets from the dashboard.

I have also explained how to configure gadgets to get the relevant data on your personalized dashboard. This lecture will also clarify how you can edit your gadgets and delete them.

03:28

In this session I have explained how you can change the profile information in JIRA.

You will understand how to make changes in preferences and reset your existing JIRA password to a new password.

03:39

This session demonstrates how you can switch between various views in JIRA. There are two views supported in JIRA.

  1. List view
  2. Detailed View

This session explains how you can switch between list view and detailed view. It also explains the benefits of different views when you are tracking issues in JIRA.

This session also covers steps to configure columns in JIRA. You will learn how you can add/remove the columns for your issues in JIRA.

03:25

In this session I have explained about Atlassian marketplace. Atlassian marketplace is the online repository of different FREE/PAID addons for JIRA.

You will learn how to install/uninstall different addons from Atllasian marketplace.

Section 2: Test Management in JIRA (Zephyr)
14:06

In this session I have explained how to write test cases in JIRA. I have explained about all the fields of test case template in detail and what necessary details you need to fill in the test case template for writing the test case.

This session also gives you a fair idea of writing different test steps, deleting test steps, moving test steps position etc.

By end of this session you will be very confident about creating test cases in JIRA.

07:32

In this session I have explained about clone feature in JIRA. You will learn how to clone a test case into a new test case.

Clone feature is helpful for the test cases which have some of the steps/features in common and you do not want to write a new test case from scratch. I have also explained how clone feature can save your test development time and make your work easier.

11:39

In this session I have explained how you can search for Test Cases in JIRA and do bulk changes to those Test Cases.

I have also explained why bulk change is beneficial and how it can save your time and make your test management time easier.

07:43

In this session I have explained how you can export Test Cases from JIRA in different formats.

I have also explained why exporting the test cases is important. JIRA test cases can be exported in many different formats depending on your requirement. You will learn about all the formats in this session.

06:52

In this session I have explained how to create different search queries and save them. I have also explained how to share those search queries with other team members. You will also learn to share issues with other team members.

Sharing issues and search queries in important if you want other team member to review your test cases.

08:50

In this session I have explained about the test execution process and creating test cycles in JIRA. As test cycles should be created before proceeding with test execution so it is very important to learn about creating test cycles.

I will explain test cycle template and what information needs to be filled and icdentified before creating test cycles.

07:08

In this session I will explain how to execute test cases in JIRA. Once you create test cycles and add test cases in the test cycles, the next step is to execute those test case.

This session will give you fair idea about test execution in JIRA and then understanding various test execution statistics.

05:58

In this session I will explain about basic search feature of JIRA and how to create filters for issues (Bugs/Test Case/Task/Story etc.). You will also learn how to save those filters for future reference and why it is important to create your own filters.

Section 3: Defect management in JIRA
07:02

In this session I will explain about defect template in JIRA. You will learn how to use the JIRA issue template to log the defects. I have also explained all the fields of the issue template and what to fill in those fields for raising a defect.

10:28

I this session I have explained how to use the JIRA issue template and raise defects. I have demonstrated defect reporting by giving example. This session has all the neccessary steps required to log the defects in JIRA.

05:36

In this session I have explained about defect life cycle in JIRA. I have started by taking an example defect and then explaining how the defect transitions from different states of defect life cycle till closure.

You will understand the defect life cycle of JIRA and also the possibility of modifying the workflow to update the life cycle as per your company needs.

04:04

In this session I have explained how you can search for defects and JIRA and do bulk changes to the defects. This session will help you to manage the bulk changes in defects very easily.

I have also explained what all bulk change options are available for defects in JIRA.

03:52

In this session I have explained how you can create favorite filters for defects. You will understand how to use basic search feature and search for defects/bugs in JIRA. You will also learn to save search filters into your favorite filters for future use or for sharing with other team members.

04:04

In this session I have explained how to attach different files and screenshots to defects. I will explain different ways to attach screenshots and defect logs to the defects that you raise during test execution.

Section 4: Advanced search and Introduction to JQL (JIRA Query Language)
05:25

In this session I will give an introduction about the advanced search functionality in JIRA and JIRA Query language. Advanced search is very important functionality of JIRA and makes it very powerful for searching issues in JIRA.

I have covered benefits of using advanced search and basic format of JQL. I have also explained how you can switch between basic search and advanced search and start writing advanced search query.

07:41

In this session I have explained to write an advanced search query using JQL. I have taken some examples and written queries to search for issues in JIRA. I have also talked about different techniques to form advanced query using JQL basic parts and keywords.

05:48

In this session I have explained about subscriptions to filters and search queries in JIRA. Subscription are very important for test managers and other test team to get latest updates about the status of issues in the project.

In this session you will understand how to subscribe to different filters and search queries and get latest updates.

Section 5: Generating reports in JIRA
09:35

In this session I have explained about various reports available in JIRA and how to generate those reports. Some of the reports discussed in this session are.

  1. Workload Pie Chart Report
  2. User Workload Report
  3. Version Workload Report
  4. Pie Chart Report

and many more.

Section 6: Introduction to JIRA Agile
04:47

In this session I have given a brief introduction about Agile development methodology and how JIRA agile supports it. I have explained about different types of agile boards supported by JIRA agile.

I have also explained about KANBAN in detail and how JIRA agile supports KANBAN product development.


08:53

In this session I have explained how to create a SCRUM board and sprints in JIRA Agile. I have also explained how to setup SCRUM board to start development by adding user stories and sprints.

I have covered in detail how to create a sprint, edit a sprint, delete a sprint, adding issues to sprint, starting and ending the sprint.

05:59

In this session I have covered the procedure to create and manager the KANBAN development board. I have explained KANBAN development in detail and also shown how to map workflow states to KANBAN stages in order to get proper status on KANBAN board.

Section 7: Final Section
01:42

This is a conclusion video which outlines the contents covered in the course and next steps.

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Instructor Biography

Manish Verma, Tester, Trainer, Blogger

Manish is a seasoned testing professional with extensive experience in software testing and test automation. He has worked with top organizations of the world including IBM. He is presently working in Melbourne with one of the best software testing organizations of Australia.

He has extensive experience with numerous test automation and test management tools like RFT, QTP, Selenium Webdriver, JIRA, Rational Team Concert, HP ALM and Rational Quality Manager etc.

He is Certified Software Quality Analyst(CSQA), ISTQB Certified Foundation Level Test engineer, ISTQB Certified Advanced Level Test Analyst.

He is passionate about blogging and imparting technical trainings. He has delivered numerous online/classroom trainings on Selenium Automation and Software Testing in India and Australia.

He is founder of a popular software testing website known as Software Testing Mentor.

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