Relation between web-work action and web-item link


I have a action

<webwork1 key="newactions" name="New actions" class="java.lang.Object">
        <action name="" alias="my_components">
          <view name="success">/templates/com/mycomp/plugin/webwork/myComponentAction.vm</view>
          <view name="error">/templates/com/mycomp/plugin/webwork/myComponentAction.vm</view>
          <view name="input">/templates/com/mycomp/plugin/webwork/myComponentAction.vm</view>

I have a link defined in web-item

<link linkId="my-component-link">/secure/admin/my_components.jspa?projectId=$</link>


1. Is my understanding that action alias "my_components" is used in link as my_components.jspa to invoke

2. what function will be called when the link is clicked, within the class myComponentAction

I tried reading books written for jira plugin development and I could not find clear answer, is there a place where you can point me which explains these concepts.

Thanks very much to users of this forum for answering my questions.


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1. Yes

2. doExecute(). You can call other functions by using "!commandName". For example, my_components!default.jspa will invoke doDefault() method. It is explained in the "There's more..." section on Page 67 in JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook.

Thanks Jobin

Time to get new version of book.

Got the latest edition from Packt, looks great. Thanks for writing the book.

Glad you like it :)

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