Matt Doar

Matt Doar

JIRA expert,Consultant, Toolsmith

San Jose, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • ServiceRocket
  • Atlassian
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing

Matthew B. Doar began writing code as a child in Yorkshire in the late 1970s, studied Engineering and then Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, and finished up with a Ph.D. in computer networking. He has been a professional software developer for over ten years at a number of different companies, writing C, C++ and Java code for large projects and tools. He also wrote JDiff, an open source tool for comparing the Java APIs of different versions of large projects. Matt currently works near San Jose, CA as a toolsmith by day. By night, he has learned to play the clarinet, and accidentally delivered his own son. He is the author of Practical Development Environments. More technical information and contact details are available at Matt's web site.

Practical JIRA Plugins Practical JIRA Plugins
by Matt Doar
July 2011
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $17.99

Practical JIRA Administration Practical JIRA Administration
by Matt Doar
June 2011
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $15.99

Practical Development Environments Practical Development Environments
by Matt Doar
September 2005
Print: $44.99
Ebook: $35.99

"If you're comfortable using JIRA and want to start extending it then I'd highly recommend this title, if you're totally new to it then this book is still worth owning but you'll find yourself searching the forums/wiki to understand the concepts referred to - which is, in itself no bad thing!"
--Dave Lowe,