If you’ve seen my other post – “Polarion 2013 – Just Released” – you know we have just released version 2013 of the Polarion product line. That post summarizes the features we iteratively developed and released to our customers during the past year, but which are actually features of version 2013. (Yes, is a bit different from what you may be used to from other software companies… but it’s how we deliver new and enhanced functionality to our users on a regular, predictable basis.)
The purpose of this post is to highlight the new and noteworthy changes/features added to Polarion 2013 since Polarion 2012 SR3.(A list of all the issues addressed in this release is provided in the Resolved Work Items file.) So let’s look now at the “latest-greatest” new things.
Create and edit many types of diagrams right in your LiveDoc™ specification documents.
Or attach them to work items.
And edit them in the online diagram editor
Searching Attachment Content
Work Item, Document, and/or Wiki attachment content is being indexed, so you can search for artefacts by searching the attachment content.
You can also search for attachments on the site search.
Duplicate Work Items
When duplicating work item, user can select what properties will be duplicated.
It is possible to manage (add, remove, update…) document attachments in a same way as work item attachments.
System Engineering Project Template
New project template designed for system engineering, reflecting all the best practices of or Professional Services team
Polarion Connector for HP Quality Center™ (HP QC)Platform Enhancements
Polarion Connector for Atlassian JIRA™
The user-password in repositories.xml is encrypted
Custom Admin Changes
New API has been added to plug admin page for custom extension to Polarion Administration portal.
For a summary of everything that has gone into the making of Polarion 2013 in the past year, see “Polarion 2013 – Just released”.
Or jump directly to:
- SR1 – Robust handling of concurrent LiveDoc modifications: concurrent non-overlapping granular changes are automatically merged and people can easily review the result (and of course the history).
- SR2 – Work Items Table presentation: vertical/horizontal pane layout, an optional compact mode, and text wrapping in table cells.
- SR3 – Additional Custom Fields types: user role, project,project group, build, document, wiki page.
Where to Get Polarion 2013
Polarion 2013 is a free update for customers with a current maintenance subscription. You can download the update distribution at http://www.polarion.com/downloads/update.php.