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Awesome bugzilla-tricks-slides2

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  1. 1. Awesome Bugzilla Tricks Mozilla Summit 2013 @lizhenry :lizzard
  2. 2. Bugmaster? What? ● https://wiki.mozilla.org/Bugmasters/Projects ● Outlining roles and projects for triaging ● A good path to learn about Mozilla's development processes ● Good for finding “good first bugs” ● A path to coding contribution and QA. ● Help developers get stuff fixed, helps users
  3. 3. “The beastmaster”
  4. 4. Bugmasters....?
  5. 5. Quicksearch in location bar ● Keyword searches in Firefox location bar ● Right-click in a search box (in bugzilla) ● Manually add bookmark with url, ● Buglist.cgi?quicksearch=%s ● Give it a keyword like b or bug ● In location bar, type bug 900001
  6. 6. Quicksearch! ● Search on any fields! ● Directly in the search box! ● Product:Websites status:New ● For a cheatsheet click “help” next to search box
  7. 7. Use needinfo ● Needinfo to ask a question of a specific person ● At end of page after comments ● Bug reporter, assignee, anyone, other ● Start typing their name, email, or irc nick ● They get bugmail with different headers than cc ● It shows up on their dashboard(s)
  8. 8. needinfo
  9. 9. User Dashboard ● My (Your) Dashboard ● Good to pick things to work on ● Requests, assigned bugs, bugs I reported
  10. 10. Bugzilla user dashboards
  11. 11. Product dashboards ● Summary by product ● Component or version ● Interesting, not sure who's using it regularly
  12. 12. Product dashboards
  13. 13. Other dashboards ● BugMoToDo ● Super useful dashboard ● http://bugmotodo.org/ ● (by Heather Arthur) ● Bugzilla Dashboard by Atul Varma ● http://toolness.github.io/bugzilla-dashboard/
  14. 14. Bugzilla keywords ● At very bottom of page in footer ● Personal tagging for bugs ● A little hard to know how to search for ● (Use quicksearch with tag:your_tag_name) ● Can share as saved search
  15. 15. BugMo User Profile ● Bugzilla.mozilla.org/user_profile ● Look at your own ● Search email or name to look at other profiles ● This will be exposed better soon on BMO home page with a version of the dashboard. ● Add a gravatar!
  16. 16. User profile
  17. 17. Filter bugmail ● The wonderful world of email headers ● If at Mozilla, filter in Zimbra, then recreate in your own email reader if necessary ● Headers: X-Bugzilla- – Type, changed, product, component, assigned- to, reason, milestone, priority, etc.
  18. 18. X-Bugzilla- email headers
  19. 19. Awesome Bugzilla Tricks Mozilla Summit 2013 @lizhenry :lizzard
  20. 20. There are many more useful tricks! ● Share yours with the group ● Bugzilla has a lot of depth and complexity ● Always something new to learn ● #bugmaster on irc.mozilla.org

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