Atlassian add-on development: Why we started over and chose for Cloud

Last year we started working on a new add-on for Atlassian JIRA. After months of work we decided to drop everything and start over on a relatively new platform, JIRA Cloud. This was a radical decision that definitely kept us up at night. This short story is about this decision.

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The Time my Computer was Stolen – Or How I Learned to Love the Cloud

They say you don’t truly appreciate something until it’s gone. Well, maybe things on your computer don’t need to be gone after it dies or, as it was my case recently, after it gets stolen…

We all know it, backing up your stuff is a real pain. And in my experience if something horrible is going to happen, it usually happens right in that stretch of time in between your next scheduled backup and when your current one becomes obsolete.

But this time it was all different…

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