I am strugling to start using the java api. I am new to maven as well so this is what I have done so far. I have created a new project using this POM file:

However, when I am trying to run the application:

public static void main(String[] args) throws URISyntaxException {

final AsynchronousJiraRestClientFactory factory = new AsynchronousJiraRestClientFactory();

final URI jiraServerUri = new URI("myserver");

final JiraRestClient restClient = factory.createWithBasicHttpAuthentication(jiraServerUri, "myuser", "mypasswd");

try {

final Issue issue = restClient.getIssueClient().getIssue("TST-7").claim();



finally {

// cleanup the restClient



I am getting this error messages:

SLF4J: The requested version 1.5.8 by your slf4j binding is not compatible with [1.6]

SLF4J: See for further details.

Exception in thread "Main Thread" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: com/google/common/collect/ImmutableList.copyOf([Ljava/lang/Object;)Lcom/google/common/collect/ImmutableList;

I don't know were exactly to start since the documentation for this API is very limited. Any help I would really appreciate. I am using JIRA on Demand.

1 answer

For sure some dependencies are doing a transitive import of the slf4j dependency, and you get the oldest one, hence the error.

you need to run:

mvn dependency:tree

check who is importing slf4j (and what versions) and exclude the old ones


That would be inside my project right? How can I exclude the old ones?

Also, there is the followinf line

Exception in thread "Main Thread" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: com/google/common/collect/ImmutableList.copyOf([Ljava/lang/Object;)Lcom/google/common/collect/ImmutableList

Do you think is because again is using an old library???

Maven doesn't take care of this???

Ahh, I didn't see that one. There should be another incompatibility on google.commons.collections I suppose.

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