what Jira Java REST client should I use

When I look for a jira java rest client, I find that I can use one of the following options available:

Atlassian JIRA REST Java Client » 2.0.0-m2:


(last update done from Dec 2012)


JIRA REST Java Client Implementation » 5.0.4


along with

JIRA REST Java Client Public API » 5.0.4


(last update done from Dec 2017 for both)


In principle, the jira-rest-java-client is more easy and clear to use and I just need to add only one dependency to my project, however:

Is there any actual difference between the two options, despite the last date update provided by maven? 

I have checked that in both cases you cannot create a Project, despite it is possible based on https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/7.0.0-m01b/#api/2/project-createProject

What option should I go for?


2 answers

Hi @Jorge Amat


you should use the newest JIRA REST Java Client Implementation, i.e.  https://mvnrepository.com/artifact/com.atlassian.jira/jira-rest-java-client-core/5.1.0





Hi @Jorge Amat,

I've seen lots of developers utilizing creating their own URI's.

For example:

String projectURI = "/rest/api/2/project/" + projectIdOrKey + ... );

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