Modify script to set a sue date and time in a datetime field

I'm trying to set an issues DateTime field at issue creation time based on priority. I've started by using Mizan's script in this question:

However I want the datetime to be set more granularly. 1 hour for Critical, 2 Hours for high etc. I've modified the script sucessfully to use my own priorties but I can't figure out how I can set the datetime field to be set with the time as well as the date. Note I haven't even figured out how to call the custom field yet!

My version of the script is here:

import java.sql.Timestamp
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue

// initializing the priority

def CRITICAL = 1;
def HIGH = 3;
def MEDIUM = 9;
def LOW = 30;

// calender which returns the date according to the priority defined

private GregorianCalendar getDate(double roll)
        Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();

        for (int x=0;x<roll;x++)

        return cal;

MutableIssue mutableIssue = (MutableIssue) issue;
def priority = mutableIssue.getPriority().getString("name");
def setDueDate = mutableIssue.getDueDate();
 //onlY set the dueDate if the date isn't already set (i.e. if it == null).

        GregorianCalendar cal;

                cal = getDate(CRITICAL);
   else if(priority.equals("High"))
                cal = getDate(HIGH);
   else if(priority.equals("Medium"))
                cal = getDate(MEDIUM);
        Timestamp dueDate = new Timestamp(cal.getTimeInMillis());

2 answers

Hey Graham,

Haven't tested this code but maybe you can get some ideas from it.

import com.atlassian.event.api.EventListener;
import com.atlassian.event.api.EventPublisher;
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService;
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor;
import com.atlassian.jira.datetime.DateTimeFormatter;
import com.atlassian.jira.event.issue.IssueEvent;
import com.atlassian.jira.event.type.EventType;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueInputParameters;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.priority.Priority;
import org.joda.time.DateTime;
import org.slf4j.Logger;
import org.slf4j.LoggerFactory;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.DisposableBean;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.InitializingBean;

import java.util.Calendar;

public class DueDateBasedOnPriority implements InitializingBean, DisposableBean {

    private static final Logger log = LoggerFactory.getLogger(DueDateBasedOnPriority.class);

    private final EventPublisher eventPublisher;
    private final IssueService issueService;
    private final JiraAuthenticationContext jiraAuthenticationContext;

     * Constructor.
     * @param eventPublisher injected {@code EventPublisher} implementation.
    public DueDateBasedOnPriority(EventPublisher eventPublisher, IssueService issueService, JiraAuthenticationContext jiraAuthenticationContext) {
        this.eventPublisher = eventPublisher;
        this.issueService = issueService;
        this.jiraAuthenticationContext = jiraAuthenticationContext;

     * Called when the plugin has been enabled.
     * @throws Exception
    public void afterPropertiesSet() throws Exception {
        // register ourselves with the EventPublisher

     * Called when the plugin is being disabled or removed.
     * @throws Exception
    public void destroy() throws Exception {
        // unregister ourselves with the EventPublisher

     * Receives any {@code IssueEvent}s sent by JIRA.
     * @param issueEvent the IssueEvent passed to us
    public void onIssueEvent(IssueEvent issueEvent) {
        Long eventTypeId = issueEvent.getEventTypeId();
        DateTimeFormatter dateTimeFormatter = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(DateTimeFormatter.class);
        Issue issue = issueEvent.getIssue();
        Priority priority = issue.getPriorityObject();
        // if it's an event we're interested in, log it
        if (eventTypeId.equals(EventType.ISSUE_CREATED_ID)) {
            IssueInputParameters issueInputParameters = issueService.newIssueInputParameters();
            IssueService.UpdateValidationResult updateValidationResult = issueService.validateUpdate(jiraAuthenticationContext.getUser().getDirectoryUser(), issue.getId(), issueInputParameters);
                IssueService.IssueResult updateResult = issueService.update(jiraAuthenticationContext.getUser().getDirectoryUser(), updateValidationResult);
                    //log your errors

    private DateTime getDueDateOnPriority(String priority){
        DateTime now = new DateTime();
            return now.withHourOfDay(Calendar.getInstance().get(Calendar.HOUR_OF_DAY) + 1);
            return now.withHourOfDay(Calendar.getInstance().get(Calendar.HOUR_OF_DAY) + 3);
            return now.withHourOfDay(Calendar.getInstance().get(Calendar.HOUR_OF_DAY) + 9);
            return now.withDayOfYear(Calendar.getInstance().get(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR) + 3);
            return now;

Hi Bhushan,

Thanks very much for this. It'll take me a while to work my way through it but I'll have a play and see how I get on!

Sorry about the bounty being added and cancelled. I'm trying to assign 5 karma but it keeps setting it to 30 which is a bit steep for me :/

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