Automated Release Notes for Jira - Introduction and Features

A quick intro to automated release notes for Jira. Learn how to generate release notes easily, customize templates, and integrate with other tools.

00:00:00 This video is a quick introduction to the automated release notes add-on for JIRA. It covers the core concepts and challenges of writing and communicating release notes, as well as how to determine the content and format of the notes.

๐Ÿ“ Automated release notes eliminate the tedious process of writing and communicating release notes, which have different formats and audiences.

๐Ÿค Different stakeholders require different types of release notes, such as a high-level summary for business stakeholders and detailed technical information for development teams.

๐Ÿ’Œ Automated release notes simplify the process of distributing release notes by allowing them to be sent in various formats and through multiple channels.

00:04:06 Automated Release Notes for Jira is a tool that generates and dispatches release notes automatically, benefiting all stakeholders. It informs internal teams about upcoming releases, provides targeted updates to customers, and allows for on-demand release note generation.

๐Ÿ“ Automated release notes were created to save time and effort in writing and sending release notes.

๐ŸŒ The software development process involves communication between teams, and automated release notes streamline this process.

๐Ÿ’ผ Automated release notes benefit business teams by providing insights on the impact of releases on the business and customers.

๐Ÿ” Customer-facing stakeholders can receive targeted release notes based on their interests or changes in the product.

๐Ÿ“… Automated release notes can inform internal stakeholders about upcoming releases based on schedule triggers.

๐Ÿ“ฉ Release updates can be sent to customers to keep them engaged and informed about featured updates.

๐Ÿ” Generating release notes on demand is simplified with automated release notes.

00:08:14 Learn how to generate automated release notes for Jira with ease. Create release notes for different projects, integrate with CI/CD tools, publish to Confluence, and more.

โœจ Using Automated Release Notes for Jira, you can generate release notes with a single click.

๐Ÿ”— You can integrate Automated Release Notes with other CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins, and publish release notes directly to Confluence.

๐Ÿ“ You can generate combined release notes for multiple projects, format them in HTML or JSON, and publish them to predefined URLs.

๐Ÿ”” Release notes can be sent directly to Slack or Microsoft Teams channels, as well as generated in PDF format and uploaded to Box.

00:12:20 A quick intro video on automated release notes for Jira. The video showcases the flexibility, templates, and rules of the tool, providing a walkthrough of creating different types of templates. It also demonstrates sample release notes generated using the tool.

๐Ÿ“… The tool allows for generating automated release notes from JIRA instances, offering unparalleled flexibility.

๐Ÿ“ The tool has templates for various formats such as email, PDF, confluence, JSON, and HTML, with the core being JQL sections.

๐Ÿ“„ Sample release notes generated using the tool include version number, release date, stories, improvements, and bugs.

00:16:26 Quick intro video showcasing automated release notes for Jira. Learn about the various templates, custom fields, and integrations available.

๐Ÿ“ Automated release notes in Jira display issue details and status, with customizable formatting options.

๐Ÿ” Custom fields and grouping options can be used to pull specific information for release notes.

๐Ÿ“„ Release notes can be generated in various formats, including PDF, email, and Confluence templates.

00:20:33 This video provides a quick introduction to automated release notes for Jira. It explains different triggers and actions that can be configured to generate and send release notes.

๐Ÿ”‘ There are different triggers for automated release notes in Jira, including manual trigger, version release trigger, and scheduled triggers.

๐Ÿ“… Scheduled triggers can be set before a certain number of days from release, or at regular intervals.

๐Ÿ“ง Actions can be added to the triggers, such as sending email notifications with attached PDF or JSON release notes.

00:24:41 A quick introduction to Automated Release Notes for Jira. It generates error-free release notes and allows customization with Confluence macros.

๐Ÿ“ Automated Release Notes for Jira is a tool that helps generate release notes without any manual errors and ensures that relevant audience receives the necessary information.

๐Ÿ’ก The tool allows you to execute actions and view their results and logs, including version release intimation and default rule logs.

๐Ÿ“„ You can generate release notes in a tabular format with information like logo name, release date, title, number of issues involved, and summary of the issue.

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