After using the ColdBox MVC Platform or any of the Box libraries you might think of an enhancement or new feature you'd like to see. Or perhaps you found an issue, and after posting it to our Google Group, we asked you to put in a ticket. Well, today is you day because here is a step by step guide for getting set up in our bug tracker so you can enter tickets, as well as comment, vote, or watch other people's tickets. Out open source libraries are developed out in the open for full transparency and to encourage the public to join in and be part of the exciting process.
Atlassian has created a number of development workflow tools like BitBucket, SourceTree, and Bamboo. JIRA (pronounced Jeer-ah) is their popular system for bug tracking and does lots of cool stuff with agile plugins. The URL for the Ortus JIRA bug tracker is (We'll wait while you bookmark it):
When you first visit, you'll see something like this. From a non-logged in state you can still view tickets and read comments but you can't create tickets or interact with existing ones. Start by hitting the green "Log In" button in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
Not logged in (click to enlarge)
On the log in form, click the "Create an account" link on the right hand column under the username and password fields. Don't be tempted to use the "Log in using Google" option. That only works if your E-mail address ends in @ortussolutions.com!