I have followed your tutorial
To develop a custom field plugin.
It does not work anymore presumably because this was for an earlier version of Jira.
Errors include things such as getStringFromSIngularObject is no longer in AbstractSingleFieldType so @Override is not valid.
The end result is that I can get it to compile without errors, and the plugin is shown as enabled when doing atlas-run, but the custom field never appears when I go to select "Add Custom Field", and select "Advanced".
Do you have a working version of some code?
I agree that the add-on tutorials could do with a refresh. Not sure if there are any plans to do so. My O'Reilly Practical JIRA Plugins (example at https://bitbucket.org/mdoar/practical-jira-plugins) could also do with a refresh :(
Thats not so simple!
I went to the page to download the source (I have the cheapest license) and it does not provide a link to the source, it only suggests I contact Atlassian.
So, I have had to contact them via yet another support page.
I thought they were meant to monitor these pages but given their lack of response that doesn't seem to be the case.
So I now have the source.
I have the lastest version of the Plugin SDK: 6.2.14
Have taken the code from GenericTextCFType and pasted the code into my own plugin module, replacing the class name with my own (as a "test").
After fixing some imports errors, the errors that I get is with many of the functions which have been set to @Override but the functions do not exist in any superclass.
The functions that are erroing in this way are: getSingularObjectFromString, compare, getProjectImporter, getFieldTypeInfo, getJsonSchema and getJsonFromIssue, getRestFieldOperation.
Anybody any ideas?
Ah, so fixed that error which I'd had before but forgot: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/987973/why-does-eclipse-complain-about-override-on-interface-methods
So it does all compile now but still does not show up in the "Select a Field Type" menu on Jira even though I can see that the plugin is enabled.
I wonder if I am missing a step - all these existing fields have descriptions of each field whcih I have not entered on mine.
i.e. "Number Field - A custom field that stores and validates numeric (floating point) input.
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