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Are there any updated tutorials on how to build a job plugin?


I need to build a custom job inside Jira as a plugin, but the only tutorial that I have found is this one:

But it is based on a 2012 project.

Is there anyone that can help me to build something better?

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Ok, I found an interesting example in "JIRA Development Cookbook - Third Edition" book, in chapter 11 to write a service in Jira.

In Jira you can create a job or a service with a plugin. A job is configured directly in the class, instead the service is added and configured from the System > Service page.

The example of the service plugin can be found in this GitHub repository:

N.B.: if you want to install it in Jira 8, before packaging it,  you have to modify the pom.xml import-package section with:

  • *;version="0";resolution:=optional

Hi @Luca Andreatta 

You may want to also post your question (or search) in the Developer Community:

Best regards,


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