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How connect to Jira server with REST API and Java language?

ROUAG Ines Feb 06, 2013


I would like to use the REST API for communicate with JIRA. For example, I want to create an issue, so I must to connect to a JIRA server.

I don't know how to do. I use Java language. I search on every forums and Atlassian tutorials but it doesn't works.

I also install JRJC and Maven2 plugin for Eclipse dev cause I've seen in the Atlassian tutorial it's good to develop with this plugin but I don't know to use this plugin so when I create a Maven project I have a lot of errors. Can I have help for understand how this plugin works?

Can u help me to resolve my problem?

Thanks in advance,

Best regards.

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Timothy Chin Community Leader Feb 06, 2013

You need to create a client in your Java code to send and receive REST request and responses.

ROUAG Ines Feb 06, 2013

Thanks for your answer!

I know this tutorial but my problem is to add depedencies in my pom.xml without errors.

Can u help me? Do you know how works Maven2 plugin?

Timothy Chin Community Leader Feb 06, 2013

You'll have to find your own resources on how to use Maven 2 to add dependencies.

Just as a heads up, I use this for creating a REST client:


I use this for parsing JSON:


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