Developing a small web service to update the status of Epics automatically when User Stories are updated. Using a small web service based on NodeJS, which listens to User Story changes via a JIRA WebHook and updates the Epics via the JIRA REST API.
In the previous blog post, I wrote how we built an IoT device to open the office door via Slack. We controlled a relay via a Raspberry Pi to create a short circuit on the intercom’s door opening button. A server on the Raspberry Pi is called via a POST request when someone types “/door open” in our Slack channel.
This solution works perfectly so that everyone can open the door on the mobile phone from the outside of the building. But from the inside, it would be easier to open the door for visitors with a button press. For this reason, I built an IoT button and connected it to our solution.
Coding skills are more asked than ever before. Nowadays, many possibilities are waiting for you if you are able to code. You can start projects for fun or create a business out of it afterwards. An overwhelming amount of tools, tutorials, instructions, and videos are are available online. The only obstacle that might hinder you is yourself and a lack of motivation. Now you might ask yourself how to start if you don’t have any experience in programming.