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Sean Beckett

SF.TUG: Pivotal Tracker 101

Perhaps you have heard about Pivotal Tracker but you don’t know if it’s a good fit for your organization. Perhaps you are a new user with some questions about how best to use the tool. Perhaps you’ve been using Tracker for a while but are curious about more advanced features. If you’re in San Francisco next Tuesday we can give you answers in person. Read more...

Dan Podsedly

Pivotal Tracker API Update


The Pivotal Tracker API has now been available for just over a year, and we’re really pleased with the rich variety of tools and applications that our user community has built with it, to extend Tracker’s functionality. There are now integration tools, wrappers for various programming languages, mobile apps, an IRC console, and many more on the way (see the third-party tools page for a comprehensive list). Read more...

Dan Podsedly

Track-r, Mobile Pivotal Tracker Application by Koombea

Koombea announced the release of the Track-r application for iPhone, a mobile client for Pivotal Tracker. Track-r is a free, open source application, and was developed using Rhomobile’s RhoHub and the Rhodes “write once and run on many” framework. Trackr uses RhoSync to sync data to your device allowing you to manage your work whether or not you have an internet connection. All of your data is synced with Pivotal Tracker the next time you get a connection. Read more...

Dan Podsedly

Story Tasks in Pivotal Tracker


At Pivotal Labs, we like to keep our Tracker stories as small as possible, so that each story describes a single, concrete feature that delivers incremental value to our project’s customer. With small stories, there is rarely a need to break things down further, but sometimes it’s still useful to keep a to-do list while working on a story. This helps keep track of all the little things you have to do, and lets everyone else on the project know exactly what’s left. Read more...

Dan Podsedly

New in Pivotal Tracker: Labels Panel, Saved Searches, and More

Pivotal Tracker has just been updated with new features. There's a new panel on the project page that will help you organize and keep track of related stories in your project - Labels and Searches. Open it using the View menu, or with Shift-L. On this panel, you'll see all labels in your project, as links, with numbers indicating the number of stories that have yet to be accepted. Click on a label to see stories with that label. Read more...