Problems with adding listener


I tried to add a listener to jira but getting the following exception..

Class [com.examples.jira.listeners.MoveIssueListener] is not of type JiraListener

Please advise

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Does your class implement IssueEventListener interface?

Or has the @EventListener annotation and is registered in the atlassian-plugin.xml if written in the new way?

In the documentation it was not given to implement IssueEventListener interface.

Registered @eventListener annotation in the atlassian-plugin.xml file

I tried the first way of developing a listener by extending AbstractIssueEventListener class and found working. Is it better to continue this way? Please suggest.

Both works fine. In the new way, you need to register the EventPublisher as well. Anyways, I wouldn't bother now that you have got it working using the old way.

Hi Jobin, I am not getting the actual project object in the event method instead getting the modified project name. I want some details from the actual project object and so i am trying for this. I tried in various ways but not getting the required objects. Kindly suggest a way for doing this.

I get the Class [com.mycompany.jira.plugins.VersionListener] is not of type JiraListener. error too. I can't extend the AbstractissueEventListener interface, because it is a Version listener.

It compiles, is instalalble, but cannot add the listener.

Please suggest!

The code is:

package com.mycompany.jira.plugins;

import com.atlassian.event.api.EventListener;
import com.atlassian.event.api.EventPublisher;
import com.atlassian.jira.event.project.VersionCreateEvent;

import com.atlassian.jira.event.issue.IssueEvent;

public class VersionListener {

	public VersionListener(EventPublisher eventPublisher)

	public void onVersionCreated(VersionCreateEvent versionCreateEvent){
		System.err.println("Version Created");

The atlassian-plugin.xml has the needed component and component-import parts:

<component key="eventListener" class="com.mycompany.jira.plugins.VersionListener">
		<description>Class that processes the Version changes</description>
	<component-import key="eventPublisher" interface="com.atlassian.event.api.EventPublisher"/>

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