Scripting in Jira, how to set Assignee based on custom field value?

Hello All,

I would like to add a post-function script that will set an Assignee based on other custom field value.

For example: If "Location" = 'City_A', then set "Assignee" = 'Person_A'.


And here comes two questions:

  1. Is it possible to achieve that goal without paying for Script Runner plugin?
  2. I'm not a developer so I don't have expierence in scripting. How can I test such scripts before implementing them into production env?

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There are alternatives to the script-runner, but they're all paid add-ons as well, for this level of flexibility.

You could bundle your code in to a simple post-function add-on though.  The Atlassian SDK that we'd recommend you use to build such add-ons includes really simple functions that will download, configure and run a dev system for you to do all your functional testing in.  (In fact, after you've created a basic project with one script and some questions, you can go from raw code to a test JIRA running with it installed by just saying "atlas-run")


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And what about Scripting Suite and Jython scripts?

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