JIRA Development Cookbook Third Edition is your one-stop resource for mastering JIRA extension and customization. You will learn how to create your own JIRA plugins; customize the look-and-feel of your JIRA UI; work with workflows, issues, custom fields; and much more.
The book starts with recipes on simplifying the plugin development process, followed by a complete chapter dedicated to the plugin framework to master plugins in JIRA.
Then, we will move on to writing custom field plugins to create new field types or custom searchers. After that, we will learn how to program and customize workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system. We will follow this by looking at customizing the various searching aspects of JIRA such as JQL, searching in plugins, managing filters, and so on.
The book then steers towards programming issues, that is, creating/editing/deleting issues, creating new issue operations, managing the various other operations available on issues using the JIRA APIs, and so on. In the subsequent chapters, you will learn how to customize JIRA by adding new tabs, menus, and web items; communicate with JIRA using the REST interface; and work with the JIRA database.
The book ends with a chapter on useful and general JIRA recipes.
If you are a JIRA developer or project manager who wants to fully exploit the exciting capabilities of JIRA, by customizing or extending the standard functionality, then this is the perfect book for you.
The most unique aspect of this book is its approach. This book is recipe-based, with real-world examples, that will empower you to implement agile processes and explore the exciting capabilities of Jira.