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Introduction to mantis

  1. 1. IntroductionMantis – Issue Tracking Tool1/2/2012Sumara Khan GhaznaviSumara.khan@salsoft.net
  2. 2. MANTIShttp://www.mantisbt.org http://www.facebook.com/pages/Avenuesocials-Quality-Assurance/241607295920173
  3. 3. Mantis is a free Web-based bug-tracking system. It is easily deployable to aid online product bug tracking with an extensive database. It is designed as a tool for IT projects with multiple users and roles. It not only allows you to track the progress of issue resolution for multiple projects, but it also saves information about all issues in a database, allowing you to mine data from past issues and projects to— gain a wider perspective on the time it takes to resolve certain issues, hasten the resolution of similar issues, and notice patterns or repetition of issues among multiple projects.It is written in the PHP scripting language and works with MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL databases and a webserver. MantisBT has beeninstalled on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, OS/2, and others. Almost any web browser should be able to function as a client. It is released under theterms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).Web based issue tracker is required to keep track of bugs and fixesRequires periodic “triage”(usually before a major release)List of main features: 1. Web-based bugtracking system 2. popular open-source project 3. All standards features Projects, Sub-Projects, and Categories, 4. Reporting, Tracking, Assigning & Resolving issues 5. Email notifications, Users can monitor specific issues 6. Built-in Reporting (reports / graphs) 7. Creating Filters http://www.facebook.com/pages/Avenuesocials-Quality-Assurance/241607295920173
  4. 4. 8. Export to CSV, Microsoft Excel9. Interesting features  Roadmap, Change log,  Tags10. Open:  Custom fields  Web services11. Users: Easy, every Salsoft employees can access it according to his/her defined role12. Roles define what you can do. Roles can be global or per projects  Bug Viewer  Bug Reporter  Developer  QA Engineer  QA Manager  Mantis Administrator  Automatic QA assignation based on a product / market matrix,13. Standards KPIs  By project,  By date,  Most active, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Avenuesocials-Quality-Assurance/241607295920173
  5. 5.  By status,  By Severity  By Category etc.14. Advanced KPIs  Bug status history,  Top 10 Clearvision bugs,  Impacted clients …15. Views16. Printable Reports17. Personalization18. Profiles http://www.facebook.com/pages/Avenuesocials-Quality-Assurance/241607295920173

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