What’s New in JIRA 7

Highlighted below are the most glaring differences between JIRA 6 and 7. For more details, see Atlassian’s What’s New in JIRA 7.0.


Issues screen is now Statistics.

JIRA 6

JIRA 7. In the Activity screen, click Switch view, then choose Statistics.


Calendar link is missing.

JIRA 6

JIRA 7. Workaround: add JIRA Issues Calendar gadget to your dashboard.

 


Project Administration Link is at the Bottom

JIRA 6

JIRA 7. Project Administration link is at the bottom.


Attachments are Shown Differently

JIRA 6

JIRA 7. Choice between Thumbnails or List.


Fewer Choices for Gadget Refresh

JIRA 6

JIRA 7. The only Refresh interval is 15 minutes.


Gadgets are Not Listed by Default

JIRA 6

JIRA 7. Gadgets must be loaded. Known bug to be fixed in future release.