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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
About the Author
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Installing ScriptRunner

Just like any other add-on, ScriptRunner can be installed from the JIRA administration interface. Perform these steps to install ScriptRunner on your JIRA instance:

  1. Navigate to Administration | Add-ons | Find new add-ons (under ATLASSIAN MARKETPLACE).

  2. In the search box, enter ScriptRunner and press the Enter key. The ScriptRunner add-on will appear in the search result list:

  3. Click on the Free trial button. Then, press the Accept button in the Accept terms and agreements pop-up and the ScriptRunner add-on will begin downloading:

  4. ScriptRunner will then be downloaded and installed in your instance. Finally, you will be asked to enter your Atlassian account to generate a trial license for ScriptRunner.

  5. In the pop-up window that appears confirming the add-on installation, click on the Close link in the bottom right corner:

ScriptRunner will now be installed in your JIRA instance.

Built-in scripts for administration

The ScriptRunner add-on allows users to write and run their...