How to update/add a field in a already created issue using jira java rest client

The documentation is really awful as pointed out by other people.

I was not able to find in any place how to set a field in a already created issue.

The examples to set a field either implied you're transitioning an issue or creating one.

A broader question: Is atlassian really supporting this?

I'll try another implementation in the meanwhile:

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Well, it seems the best alternative is to use the other library.

After weeks waiting for atlassian's answer I can consider there really is no other solution.

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Maybe you should tell us what documentation you are struggling with?

Access the official Rest Java Client site:

Go details and click documentation. Try to find any example of how to update/add a field in a already created issue. I couldn't.

Try Javadoc? Forget about it. It points to 0.4 version, there are many missing classes and most of it no documented.

In order to to my work I had to switch to https://github.coIm/rcarz/jira-client

I'd rather use Atlassian's library because of long term concerns but the way it's being supported is preventing me from using it.

Thanks Bob, I may consider it but right now I'd like a 100% Java based solution and preferably something supported by Atlassian as I already pay for Jira support

The question is still open. Any news? Should I forget the official Java Rest Client provided by atlassian an use https://github.coIm/rcarz/jira-client ?

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