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Release Notes for Spira Addons

This page shows summary information about releases in Spira's addons, data syncs, integrations, and optional features.

January 2024

December 2023

  • Jira Cloud DataSync v6.0 and - Jira Server DataSync v6: these updates includes a number of enhancements and bug fixes:

    • Add support for JIRA estimate fields [IN:6345]
    • Add the ability to sync requirements and not import new incidents with a new dedicated "NoIncidents" sync mode [IN:6341]
    • Allow the Jira Due Date field to be mapped to a Spira requirement custom property [IN:6672]
    • Fix the first Comment from Jira Cloud sometimes being duplicated in Spira [IN:7689]
    • Fix artifact associations not always syncing for incidents and requirements, and never syncing for tasks [IN:8864]
    • Improve Jira field mapping for "release" fields [IN:8831]
    • Improve logging by capturing the ProjectID from Jira to help debugging [IN:8684]
    • Improve logging by reducing warning entries for similar issues [IN:8815]
    • Improve the names of the different data sync modes to be more meaningful for end users (True becomes noRequirements and Both becomes Bidirectional) [IN:8936]
  • Jira Configuration Helper: adds the ability to filter statuses by project [IN:8686]

  • Jira Migration Tool : fixes not being able to import users from Jira due to breaking changes in Atlassian's APIs [IN:8840]
  • PyTest Integration: fixes a bug reporting back test results with the correct timezone [IN:9119].

May 2023

  • SalesForce DataSync v1.1.4.0: general performance enhancements, fixes a potential bug that could cause error "429 Too Many Requests" on SalesForce
  • HP ALM Importer v6.0.23.0: fixes restoring a corrupted session

March 2023

  • Google Sheets v3.0.0.0: this major release adds support for: adding/editing custom lists and components; adding users and folders; test step custom properties; pagination to handle large amounts of data; and includes general bug fixes.
  • SalesForce DataSync v1.1.3.0: this release fixes a bug that could cause repeated error messages in the system log

January 2023

  • Excel365 import export tool v3.0.0.0: this major release adds support for: adding/editing custom lists and components; adding users and folders; test step custom properties; pagination to handle large amounts of data; and includes general bug fixes.

December 2022

  • ClickUp Data Sync (December 2022) first release to allow user to sync their ClickUp workspace and tasks to products and artifacts within SpiraPlan.
  • HP ALM Migration Tool v6.0.22.0: this update adds a resume feature to handle unexpected interruptions. It also redesigns the import process, allowing users to track real-time progress and estimated remaining time
  • NUnit 3: this release adds support for PropertyAttribute in C# code to describe the link to the test cases in Spira as an alternative to listing each test in the SpiraConfig.json file.
  • ZenDesk: this release improves custom property support, fixes the component field, and includes better error handling and usability improvements.

November 2022

  • Jira Cloud DataSync v5.4.2.0: this update includes a number of enhancements and bug fixes:

    • [IN:6678]: When converting due date/start date, account for Jira time being in local not UTC
    • [IN:7446]: Bidirectional synchronization with Jira flaky with different timezones
    • [IN:7030]: Handle rich text in descriptions
    • [IN:6343]: Linking within JIRA for created incidents
    • [IN:6347]: Sync over story points for new requirements
    • [IN:6661]: Support to the incident - requirement associations
    • [IN:7241]: Support to the requirement - requirement associations
  • qTest: this update includes bug fixes and enhancements including:

    • Verbose log support
    • Fixes a bug for a timeout that could happen for large amounts of data
    • Fixes a bug for some fields not being imported
    • Fixed duplicate key messages and WCF size limit issues.
    • Fix changed path for signtool
    • Add folder name to logging
    • Fix recursion typo bug
    • Upgraded importer to v6.0 soap API
  • ServiceNow DataSync v5.0.1.0: this update fixes bugs related to the new API standard introduced by the ServiceNow Tokyo 2022, expanding the compatibility of this dataSync plugin with the most recent SNOW version.

  • SpiraCapture: this update improves incident creation to support all fields and enforces relevant Spira workflows, and update the Chrome manifest to v3.

September 2022