Let us face it! REST is the order of the day. And Atlassian just underlined that statement with the release of JIRA5.
With JIRA5, a lot of the operations can be done using the REST API and here is the full list of operations supported.
It is actually a follow-up post. A follow-up to the question Mizan asked in my last post. Before you proceed, here is warning: Strictly for AJS novices, like me!
In this post, we are looking to prepopulate jira fields based on the current user's group. And we are gonna use AJS for the same!
In the previous post we have seen how to write a gadget with static content. In this one, we will have a look at creating a gadget with dynamic content or the data that is coming from the JIRA server.
JIRA uses REST services to communicate between the gadgets and the server. We will see how to write REST services in the coming chapters. In this recipe, we will use an existing REST service.