Connecting jira through rest API

I am strugling with my code, where i need to connect to dev jira. I have a piece of code for it.

Also i coudn't find API for Jersey-client. So is there any way to connect jira using groovy scipt.


public static void connectToJiraREST() {

    final JerseyJiraRestClientFactory factory = new JerseyJiraRestClientFactory();
    URI jiraServerUri;
    try {
        jiraServerUri = new URI("");
        //jiraServerUri = new URI("");

        restClient = factory.createWithBasicHttpAuthentication(jiraServerUri, "admin", "welcome");

        issue = restClient.getIssueClient().getIssue(key, pm);

    } catch (URISyntaxException e) {
    }catch (RestClientException e) {


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What problem are you having?

I can see two things right away.

1. You use an object called restClient on line 20. Where is that declared?

2. You use an object called pm on line 22. What is that? Where is it declared?

I think if you can answer those questions, you should be farther along towards getting your REST connection working.

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