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DescriptionAssembla provides web-based collaborative task, project and code management tools for software development teams.
CategoryProject Planning, ranked #21
Issue Management, ranked #11
Project Collaboration, ranked #21
Technical documentationhelpdesk.assembla.com
Social network pages
Initial release2005
Web-based service (SaaS)Software-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyes
Programming languageRubyRuby on Rails
Mobile appsAndroid
APIApplication Programming InterfaceyesREST
Authentication mechanismPassword
SAMLSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Google sign-on
Yahoo sign-on
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackingMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
Task dependenciesDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startno
Critical path managementThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesno
Critical chain managementThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleno
PERT chartsNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesno
Resource levelingSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackingSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackingSupport for monitoring a project's expensesno
Earned value managementSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
Kanban supportSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyes
Project portfolio management Support for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatyes
Audio conferencingyes
Video conferencingyes
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno
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