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ScriptRunner for Jira on-premise product updates

Find out what’s been released recently and what’s coming out next!
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Documentation Update: New ScriptRunner JQL AI

Have you tried out our ScriptRunner JQL AI? Using this AI tool, you can simply type in what you would like to search for, and it will provide you with your search in JQL format. Depending on your query, our AI tool will provide you with results that include standard JQL functions and/or ScriptRunner JQL functions.

Please note that this tool is AI-powered and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content generated.
How to use ScriptRunner JQL AI

Welcome to the new Feature Release Summary hub

This new hub is designed to assist you in finding the ideal version to upgrade to, all while catching up on any enhancements you might have missed since your last update.

Create a UI Fragment directly from a fragment location

You now have the ability to create a Fragment directly from a specific location. Allowing for faster creation of new fragments when the Fragment locator is activated. As with all Fragments, we advise conducting tests in a development environment prior to deploying in your production environment.
Take a look at our Feature Release Summary for details on the latest updates we've implemented in Fragments.
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Automating your Assets in Automation for Jira has just gotten easier (BETA)

We’ve recently developed a number of actions and triggers that let you easily monitor, create, and update Assets using Automation for Jira. In addition, with our new Lookup Asset actions, you can now easily retrieve objects and reference attributes in other actions.
Check out our documentation for more details on how to use these new actions and triggers.
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Example scripts are now available in-app: no new tabs required!

You can now access the entire contents of the library website directly from any script editor. The examples are pre-filtered to match the feature you’re working on, so you’ll only see Behaviour scripts in Behaviours.

The new Example Scripts button is your go-to destination for finding basic and advanced example scripts in seconds, without having to leave the ScriptRunner app! Hundreds of scripts are right there, beside the editor, ready to adapt, combine, and customise.
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ScriptRunner can do anything: now you can do it faster with HAPI

Ready to fly through your automations and customisations faster than ever?
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New and noteworthy

Here are some of the most recent updates to ScriptRunner for Jira on-premise that we think you need to know about.
Remember you can always access the latest release notes in our documentation.


Fragments enhancements

  • New Duplicate feature for Fragments.
You can now duplicate a script fragment from a fragment's ellipsis menu. Check out the Script Fragments page for more information.
  • Fragments locator update
The fragment locator on the Script Fragments page has also been updated to a toggle button for better visibility. Previously the locator was a clickable link.

Vendors API

A new API which makes the custom fields from your favourite Atlassian Marketplace apps compatible with our Behaviours feature. This means that, as a Jira user, you can use Behaviours to perform the following actions on custom fields created by participating third-party Jira apps:
  • Set field values
  • Get field values
  • Make fields writable or read-only
  • Monitor fields for changes
  • Automatically update set list values when new options are added
You'll be able to manipulate these fields and incorporate them into your Behaviours setup as though they were standard Jira custom fields. Learn more.

Built-in Execution Failure Notifier

Get alerted about script execution failures with this new feature. Simply set it up once to listen for any failures in your instance, and get instant notifications if something goes wrong. Say goodbye to costly downtime and hello to efficient, effective script monitoring! How to set it up.

We're always improving HAPI

You can now update comments using HAPI. Check out the Work with Comments page to learn more about what you can do with comments.

We've also developed HAPI updates for creating an issue and Assets.

Keep up to date with the latest updates and enhancements to HAPI in our changelog. View the changelog here.

Jira 9 Compatibility

We are compatible with the latest version of Jira. Upgrading from older Jira versions has never been easier with the help of our new Script Registry toggle, when toggled on will show only scripts that may require attention following an upgrade to Jira 9. Please use our documentation for compatibility suggestions.

Updated: Workflow Functions tutorial

We've improved the Workflow Functions Tutorial pages with more examples with easy step-by-step instructions.
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Guardrails built-in scripts have been released!

To help you turn best practice into action in just a few quick clicks, we’ve released five new built-in scripts within ScriptRunner for Jira in line with Atlassian’s Guardrails for comments, project archiving, change history, attachments and issue links. Administrators can now implement Atlassian’s recommendations using easily-configurable ScriptRunner power. Keep reading to find out how–plus some helpful hints for handling Atlassian’s Guardrail for epics using ScriptRunner!
Each can be used for reporting and monitoring against Guardrail recommendations, and also for actioning any cleanup required.

Help for new starters

Are you a new user of ScriptRunner for Jira, or have you recently inherited it? Don't worry, we are here to help!
Watch our condensed tutorial and in just 4 minutes you can learn how to navigate the app. Don’t forget to visit our Getting Started page for even more tips and advice

Join our regular webinar

We share inspiration, resources, product news and answer your questions!

New HAPI Code Helper

We've added a HAPI code helper, also known as a linter, that detects where your scripts can be simplified with HAPI code and suggests an alternative.
Find out more details, and information about how to enable/disable this feature, on the HAPI Code Helper page.
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What else are we thinking about right now?

Here are the features we're developing or exploring.
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Compatibility
Exciting news! We're diligently ensuring seamless compatibility with Data Platform version 7 and Jira version 10 for enhanced performance and reliability. Your experience matters, and we're committed to delivering a top-notch product that aligns perfectly with your evolving needs. Stay tuned for an even smoother user experience!
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Workflows is getting some love
Our Worflows feature is getting some new enhancements to improve your experience of creating a workflow.
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More example scripts coming soon
We know how important it is for you to have example scripts ready to adapt, combine, or customise, so watch this space for more scripts being added to in-app library.

Your feedback in action

One of our awesome users gave us a wish-list feature to save time when switching users. We’re delighted to share that Administrators can now quickly switch user when hovering over a user profile within an issue or in the User management space. Previously admins could only switch user through the Switch User built-in script. Could your wish be granted next?

Want to know how you can get involved with shaping the future of ScriptRunner for Jira?

Submit new ideas, share a story, use case or take part in paid research!

Get inspired with documentation

In addition to the latest release notes, ScriptRunner for Jira on-premise documentation also contains oodles of inspiration.
Whether you're brand new to ScriptRunner or have been using it for a while, we bet there's something in there that you haven't tried yet!
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