Backlogs Plugin for Redmine
A scrum/agile tool. Useful for product planning, sprint planning, and daily stand-ups. For a quick demo try backlogsdemo.morphexchange.com/projects/demo/backlogs by logging in as demo/demo
Extract or clone the plugin to $REDMINE_CORE/vendor/plugins as redmine_backlogs
Start Redmine and configure the plugin at (see the “Settings” section below)
Stop Redmine and run rake db:migrate_plugins from RAILS_ROOT
Documentation is available at relaxdiego.github.com/redmine_backlogs/
Configure the plugin via Administration > Plugins > Redmine Scrum Plugin > Configure. Pick a tracker to represent your tasks, and one or more trackers to represent your stories. You may want to create new trackers specifically for this purpose under Administration > Trackers.
You will need to enable the Backlogs module per project via Settings > Modules on your project. Also, make check that the right roles have permission to use the module by going to Administration > Roles and Permissions > Permissions Report.
Chart Data Generator
You may schedule a cron job to run the rake task named redmine:backlogs_plugin:generate_chart_data. I recommend you run it a few minutes before midnight to ensure that your backlogs have data everyday even when no user views the charts.
A *mailing list* is available for you to send your questions and concerns to:
Group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also follow @redminebacklogs on Twitter for various announcements.
Go to the #redmine (freenode) channel in IRC for questions. Bugs and feature requests may be filed at backlogsplugin.morphexchange.com/projects/redmine-backlogs
Backlogs needs the following gems to be installed:
Backlogs works against Redmine 1.0-stable, *older versions will not work*, so check out redmine from svn or git and follow the trunk installation manual found at www.redmine.org/wiki/redmine/RedmineInstall and www.redmine.org/wiki/redmine/HowTo_configure_Apache_to_run_Redmine
This plugin has only been tested in the following environments:
Firefox 3.5.x Mac OS X
Redmine trunk (will become Redmine 1.x)
This plugin is released under the GPL v2 license. See LICENSE for more information.