Release Notes with Groovy and JIRA REST API

JIRA is Atlassian‘s kick-ass issue tracker and in use in many projects I’ve been in. In my current project we use JIRA’s release notes after a certain version has been released, but some departments need the release notes fixed inside the created Maven artefact(s). For this we copy the release notes from JIRA into ReleaseNotes.xml to produce a PDF with the docbkx-maven-plugin – a tedious, manual process.

So, I set out to automate a few things: get the release notes from JIRA and convert to DocBook – all programmatically. Continue reading “Release Notes with Groovy and JIRA REST API”