Issue Tracking

June 3, 2016

Issues represent the break-down of problems to be solved in order to deliver a complete solution to the end user. Spacedecode allows teams to build up a list of issues, assign them to people and track the progress made during the lifetime of each issue. Use it to report bugs, accept suggestions and schedule tasks.

Usage

Create a new issue

To create a new issue, access your project on spacedecode.com and navigate to the issues link as shown below. Captured issues will be listed on this page.

issues page

Spacedecode issue tracking however, gives you more than just documenting issues. It also allows you to create labels to help you mark the type of issue you have captured. Creating a label is simple, this is all you have to do: click on the Label tab > click New Label > Name your label and give it a colour code > done! Here is an example:

labels page

After creating your labels you can now set milestones and assign your issues under them. This will create a progress bar to show how closer you are to reaching your goal - as you close issues.

milestones


Issue Templates

People report bugs differently. Some provide descriptive details with reproduceable steps, while others prefer to provide a rather vague report. The later can be very frustrating to the developer who has to fix that bug. Usually developers need certain information in order to know what caused the issue.

Issue template allows you to define a guide on how other people are expected to write comprehensible bug reports. To create your first template, just add a file .spaced/ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md to your project (supports Markdown). Once you have



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