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Release Notes for Spira v8

Version 8.0.0.1 (May 2024)

Bug fixes

  • Improve handling when uploading larger SpiraApp bundles and packages [IN:9516]

Version 8.0 (May 2024)

Summary

Previously only available in SpiraPlan, now SpiraTeam users also have access to risks and risk mitigations to better manage their products.

View test coverage for requirements and releases from their details pages, to make it easier than ever to assess test traceability.

SpiraApps extend what is possible in Spira, addressing specific use cases. They are now open to third party development, to give you far more options to tailor Spira to your needs.

New Features
  • SpiraApps

    • As a system admin, I can install and manage SpiraApps created by developers with a dedicated developer mode and features, to help me prototype and test locally developed SpiraApps [RQ:4781]
    • As a system admin, the SpiraApps system admin list page has an improved grid that makes it easier to review and act on installed SpiraApps [RQ:4780]
    • As a system admin, I can install officially distributed SpiraApp bundles, to allow me to enhance my organization's Spira [RQ:4787]
    • As a system admin, I can view history entries for when SpiraApps are added, deleted, activated, or deactivated, to provide me with a clear audit trail for SpiraApps [RQ:4782]
Bug fixes and enhancements
  • Add an API call that will allow Spira to track when a data sync starts running or changes status from Not Run to In Progress [IN:8629]
  • Add more value to SpiraTeam by including full support for product risks [IN:9421]
  • Fix the test case folder count not updating correctly when one of its subfolder is deleted [IN:7165]
  • Fix v6 & v7 APIs to return the user's full name when getting project users (introduced in 7.13) [IN:9440]
  • Help admins get help or more information about a SpiraApp by showing the link of the SpiraApp on their settings pages [IN:9416]
  • Improve SpiraApps for developers by requiring API calls to third parties be made with reference to the guid and not the name of the SpiraApp [IN:9427]
  • Improve the SpiraApp developer experience with css nesting and localStorage support [IN:9417]
  • Show the test coverage indicator at the top of the requirement details page to help users see the same information the details page that they can on the list page [IN:9185]
  • Show the test coverage indicator at the top of the release details page to help users see the same information the details page that they can on the list page [IN:9186]
  • Update the SpiraPlan product name to use bold for "Spira" [IN:9418]
  • Upgrade the icon set used throughout the application to allow for future flexibility in icon design [IN:9296]