Author Archives: Ben Echols

Protect your master branch with Merge Checks

Your master branch represents the code that you will ship to your customers, and should be protected at all costs. No one intends to ship a bug to a customer on purpose, so having a mechanism in place to catch these subtle bugs is essential to a development team. Code …

Peace of mind with branch permissions in Bitbucket Cloud

Git makes branching easy, which lets your team efficiently tackle all kinds of problems in parallel. You can use the feature branch workflow to safely develop features in isolation from your master branch, or the git-flow workflow to manage support, hotfix, and release …

New personalized dashboard in Bitbucket Cloud

Developers use pull requests to review code and ship quality software at speed. They’re core to the software development process of many teams. Getting to that relevant pull request (aka PR) is important to get your work done in time. But finding your PRs in Bitbucket …

App passwords are here in Bitbucket Cloud

Keeping your code secure is crucial. That’s why last year we added support for 2-factor authentication. However, only having native 2FA support limits you from accessing Bitbucket repositories via 3rd party applications. Today, we’re excited to announce application-specific …

Code review just got even better in Bitbucket Cloud

High performing teams use code reviews. A lot. And most of the time code reviews are done using pull requests. Improved pull request list We’ve updated Bitbucket’s pull request list to make it even easier for you to quickly find the pull requests you need to …

New improvements for Bitbucket Cloud Projects

A few weeks ago, we introduced the concept of projects in Bitbucket Cloud based on requests from many of you. This is a unique feature of Bitbucket and has already proven helpful for teams who need a way to organize their repositories – especially teams in larger organizations …