Custom Activity for Activity Stream

I am wondering if I am able to post a custom activity to the activity stream

(e.g. I would like developers to be able post something to the stream when they deploy a new version of the app) NOTE: we don't use atlassian to manage the code just JIRA & Confluence.

Basically I'd just like them to be able to post a 'status update' of sorts that can appear in the activity stream.

3 answers

0 vote
Timothy Chin Community Champion Jul 28, 2013

You're OnDemand? There's nothing much you can do customized wise.

Sorry I didn't mean I wanted to customise JIRA OnDemand, I was more meaning is there a way to post something directly to the activity stream without it being an activity with a issue, etc. E.g. like posting a status update to facebook
Timothy Chin Community Champion Jul 29, 2013

Sorry. The answer is still no. Activity stream picks things from issues.

i am not sure but it may help you,

check about Activit gadget here

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AOD/Adding+the+Activity+Stream+Gadget

Hi Ryan,

There is one outside-of-the-box solution available. JIRA instances can be updated via REST API. You could have a program/interface available to your users using the API to send 'status updates'/comments to an open issue in a 'Updates' project.

You could then have a separate 'Activity Stream' that only monitors the 'Updates' project.

For more details on the JIRA REST API feel free to check out:

https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/JIRA+REST+API+Tutorials

Cheers,

Paul

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,316 views 14 20
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot