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JIRA Development Cookbook - Third Edition

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Learn
  • Create and deploy your own JIRA plugins
  • Manipulate workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system
  • Create custom reports that show statistics for particular people, projects, versions, or other fields within issues
  • Simplify reporting by writing your own JIRA gadgets, which can be added into a user's dashboard
  • Master database handling by extending and retrieving custom field details from the database
  • Deal with custom fields on an issue and program custom field option
About

JIRA provides issue and project tracking for software development teams to improve code quality and the speed of development. With the new version of JIRA, you can create your own JIRA plugins and customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI easier than ever.

JIRA Development Cookbook , Third Edition, is a one-stop resource to master extensions and customizations in JIRA. This book starts with recipes about simplifying the plugin development process followed by recipes dedicated to the plugin framework. Then, you will move on to writing custom field plugins to create new field types or custom searchers. You will also learn how to program and customize workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system. With so much data spanning different projects, issues, and so on, we will cover how to work on reports and gadgets to get customized data according to our needs. At the end of the book, you will learn how to customize JIRA by adding new tabs, menus, and web items; communicate with JIRA via the REST APIs; and work with the JIRA database.

Features
  • Explore the new features of JIRA 7 and best practices for agile development and integration with development tools
  • Customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI to match your specific user needs
  • Create seamless reports that make sense of your data through easy-to-use techniques
Page Count 598
Course Length 17 hours 56 minutes
ISBN 9781785885617
Date Of Publication 29 Sep 2016

Authors

Jobin Kuruvilla

Jobin Kuruvilla is an Atlassian Consultant with experience in customizing JIRA and writing JIRA plugins for various customers. He is currently working with Go2Group as an Atlassian platinum expert, and is involved in managing Atlassian products for big enterprises as well as small starter license installations. From an IT nerd to a DevOps evangelist, Jobin has performed various roles in his professional journey so far.

Jobin is the author of JIRA Development Cookbook, released in 2011, and JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook, released in 2013, both published by Packt Publishing and well-received in the JIRA community. He also runs a website named J-Tricks (http://www.j-tricks.com), using which he shares numerous tutorials to help the developer community, who he believes have contributed immensely to his personal development. It is indeed those tutorials that sowed the first seeds of JIRA Development Cookbook.

Jobin started his career as a Java/J2EE developer in one of the biggest IT companies in India. After spending his initial years in the SOA world, he got hooked into this amazing product called JIRA, which he came across during the evaluation of a number of third-party tools. Soon, Jobin realized the power of JIRA, and pledged to spread the word. He has been doing it ever since, and he reckons there is a long way to go!

Outside the office, Jobin enjoys sports, especially soccer, and is on the verge of getting addicted to movies and social networking sites.