Bugzilla is an open source web based bug tracking program that, as the name suggests, was created by the Mozilla Foundation. The program was first developed by Netscape in 1998 when it relicensed its Netscape Navigator under an open-source license as the original Mozilla suite. The software allows users to submit tickets and for project members to …
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XML-RPC Client Update – Trac and Basic Auth
We’ve updated our online XML-RPC client to include: Many Trac templates – you can now easily test the Trac XML-RPC interface. Basic Auth support – for those APIs (Trac) that require basic authentication you can now supply the username and password.
Email – Productivity Killer or Killer App?
Email is often the #1 focus for advice on how to be more productive. Tactics like “don’t process email first thing” or “batch your email twice a day” are commonplace on the web. Paul Graham wrote the seminal article Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule back in 2009 where he discussed why meetings destroy productivity for makers …
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Bugzilla Plugin for Helga Chat Bot
Helga is a Python chat bot. Full documentation can be found at http://helga.readthedocs.org. The Bugzilla plugin allows Helga to respond to Bugzilla ticket numbers in IRC and print information about the tickets. For example: 03:14 <devzing> bz 123 03:14 <helgabot> devzing might be talking about https://app.devzing.com/demo/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=123 [[TestProduct] Ticketing Box City selector] Find out more at https://github.com/ktdreyer/helga-bugzilla
Access Bugzilla from Perl
BZ-Client 2 is now available in a developer release on CPAN and GitHub. Example: my $client = BZ::Client->new( url => $url, user => $user, password => $password, autologin => 0 ); $client->login(); $ids = [ 69, 101 ]; my $bugs = BZ::Client::Bug->get( $client, $ids );
Access Bugzilla from Python
The python-bugzilla package is available on GitHub or PyPi pip install python-bugzilla This package provides two bits: ‘bugzilla’ python module for talking to a Bugzilla instance over XMLRPC /usr/bin/bugzilla command line tool for performing actions from the command line: create or edit bugs, various queries, etc. This was originally written specifically for Red Hat’s Bugzilla …