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JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook by Jobin Kuruvilla

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Adding new webwork actions to JIRA

Most of the time, plugin developers will find themselves writing new actions in JIRA to introduce new functionality. Usually these actions are invoked from new web-item links configured at different places in the UI. It could also be from customized JSPs or other parts of the JIRA framework.

New actions can be added to JIRA with the help of the webwork plugin module.

Getting ready

Before we start, it probably makes sense to have a look at the webwork plugin module. Following are the key attributes that are supported:

Name

Description

key

A unique key within the plugin. It will be used as the identifier for the plugin.

class

This will be java.lang.Object as the real logic will reside in the action, Class. ...

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