Author Archives: Alastair Wilkes

Document changes with required issue keys in Bitbucket Cloud

“Why was this change made again?” Issue keys referenced in commit messages help answer this question by providing a link with more context around why a particular change was made. They’re useful for everyone from new team members getting their bearings …

Big strides in Cloud security: IP whitelisting & required 2-Step Verification in Bitbucket

We live in an age where data breaches are very common. In the last three years major retailers to modern tech companies have experienced massive data breaches – yet CompTIA research shows that most companies are still not fully prepared against security threats …

SSH improvements for Bitbucket Cloud

Following the recent release of U2F support, we’re excited to introduce even more security-related improvements. Over the last few weeks, we rolled out an entirely new SSH stack for Bitbucket Cloud. In addition to our goals of increasing reliability and improving performance, …

Atlassian account is coming to Bitbucket Cloud

Forget about having to remember multiple passwords and say hello to a better Atlassian experience in the cloud. Bitbucket users are now being upgraded to Atlassian account. The integration of Atlassian account with all Atlassian Cloud services is currently in progress, and …

Pin a comment in issues for Bitbucket Cloud

Every few weeks, we set aside a week for what we like to call “Innovation Week”. During that time, our developers can work on whatever they like – feature enhancements, new features, bug fixes, performance improvements, etc. Today, we’re releasing one …

Build webhook integrations faster with new troubleshooting tools

Last year, we released a set of new webhooks to make integration with Bitbucket Cloud easier and more powerful. The response has been overwhelming. We recently added new troubleshooting tools to better support all of you developing integrations using Bitbucket webhooks. …

Updated diff view for moved or renamed files in Bitbucket Cloud

On the heels of other improvements to code review that we recently released, today we’re updating the diff view to better represent moved or renamed files in Git repositories. This will speed up your code review by collapsing files whose contents have not changed—enabling …