Issue tracker in IDE: integrates with Jira, Linear, GitHub, Slack, and more
Stepsize is the only issue tracker built for engineers:
Address tech debt continuously and ship 50% faster.
Your code never leaves your machine.
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🔐 This extension complements the Stepsize web app and the other integrations. You'll need to register to use it. 🔐
Removing this requirement is on our roadmap, but we're a small team and the backlog is packed 😅
Context from issues linked to code
Create issues with rich context, directly from your editor.
Securely link all the relevant code and say goodbye to issues no one can understand a couple of weeks after they were created.
Awareness from inline annotations
Share knowledge and raise awareness of tech debt across your team.
Ensure bad patterns aren’t repeated, and continuously re-assess when the code should be improved.
Simple prioritisation for easy decisions
Define the priority of each issue, estimate the effort it’d take to fix them, and vote on those bugging you the most.
Make simple decisions during planning based on clear data.
Clarity during sprint planning with Jira / Linear integration
Filter by labels to instantly retrieve all the issues relevant to the current discussion.
Identify technical roadblocks early, and easily add the key issues to your sprints using the Jira / Linear integrations.
Does Stepsize upload my code to the cloud?
No, your code never leaves your machine.
We only store metadata about your code. When you create an issue, this is the kind of data we store:
This allows us to:
See our full information security guide for more info.
Adding Stepsize as a recommended extension
We recommend you add Stepsize as a recommended extension to help your team discover it and easily add it to their workflow – managing tech debt is a team sport!
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We're keen to hear from you to improve our service!
For now this extension is released as proprietary software with an end-user license agreement.
It looks a bit scary, but basically it says "this is free beta software, use it at your own risk". It points out that we collect some telemetry data to improve the extension, and that feedback you give us is our intellectual property.