Author Archives: Justen Stepka, Product Manager

Important Changes Are Coming to Teams

Starting February 18, 2014, Bitbucket will remove the ability for individuals to log into a team with a username/email and password. We are taking this action so that we can bring you Atlassian ID later this year. Atlassian ID is single sign-on across all our OnDemand services …

SourceTree for Mac 1.8 – Subtree Support & Mavericks Improvements

We’re happy to announce the release of SourceTree 1.8. This release includes the much anticipated Subtree support and important Mavericks updates to improve stability. Subtrees Submodules were a feature of Git that many people had trouble working with and so subtrees …

SourceTree update includes new Bitbucket integrations

Last week we announced improvements to make branching easy for everyone on your team, from from the novice, to the most experienced developer. The most recent update to SourceTree for Windows and Mac takes branches one step further: It adds new integrations that make …

Branch based workflows simplified

Bitbucket has just made one of the key strengths of Git – branching – accessible to all users, new or experienced. From the repository header, you can now quickly create a branch and take advantage of feature-based workflows that Git opens up. In a single click, Bitbucket …

Take control with branch restrictions

With Git, branching has never been easier — especially with the introduction of amazing new workflow capabilities such as git-flow. Some development workflows require that specific developers oversee merges into the master or release branches, while other developers …

Bitbucket innovation week adds private profiles, SSH key audits, and more

The Bitbucket team is in the midst of building out some larger features, and recently took an opportunity to conduct another Innovation Week to ship a bunch of new features! What’s Innovation Week? Every few iterations we set aside an iteration for developers to work …

No more +1s — Bitbucket Issues now has voting

Some issues draw more attention than others on the Bitbucket issue tracker, and a lot of that attention manifests itself as simple “+1″ comments — the quickest, easiest way for people to voice their agreement with a problem or idea. Unfortunately these …

Customize your avatar in Bitbucket (no Gravatar needed!)

After over 700 requests to replace Gravatar from Bitbucket users like you, we’re excited to announce a new avatar picker in Bitbucket. Now you can upload and crop images to personalize your user profile and free private repositories. Upload any JPG, GIF, or PNG …

Bit’s Quest programming puzzle available post migration

Many of you enjoyed playing the game Bit’s Quest during our data center migration and have asked us if the game would be made available after the migration. Good news, we’ve made the game available at bitsquest.bitbucket.org. What’s Bit’s Quest? Bit’s …

Scheduled downtime: Bitbucket moves data centers on July 7

In a few days we’ll flip a switch and migrate Bitbucket to a new hosting provider. During this migration Bitbucket will be unavailable up to six hours starting Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 19:00:00 UTC. UPDATE: the migration is now complete — thanks for your patience …