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Jul
31

ScriptRunner vs JMWE: Choose the best app for your needs

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ScriptRunner for Jira and Jira Misc Workflow Extensions are the two top-selling apps in Admin tools and Workflow categories for Jira Server and Data Center, with 23K+ and 16K+ installations respectively (as of July 2019). 

Adaptavist's ScriptRunner provides sophisticated scripting options for many admin functions, while JMWE lets you quickly and easily configure and extend workflows - and only workflows. Many Jira Admins actually use both JMWE and ScriptRunner, but they use them for different things. 

Here, we outline the main differences between JMWE and ScriptRunner to help you decide when to use one app versus the other. 

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Jun
11

Automatically transition Jira Issues

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As a Jira administrator, I frequently see this problem: child issues are closed but nobody remembered to close the parent issue. Users have already moved on to the next thing and the parent issue sits in its incorrect status forever. Or maybe it's the opposite: the Epic is closed, but its Stories, Bugs, and Tasks were forgotten.

When issue status does not reflect reality, reporting is a nightmare. All completed or unneeded issues should be transitioned to their final status. Why not take this step off your user's "to do" list and automate it? It's easy to automatically transition issues with Innovalog's Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) app.

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May
15

Tell us what you've built in Jira and win a NINTENDO SWITCH​ [this contest is now closed]

The Jira workflow contest is on!

We know you have ideas on how to make your Jira workflows better, and we hope Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) and Jira Misc Custom Fields (JMCF) help you do that.  Take a few minutes [updated 6/17/2019 raffle closed] share how you use JMWE or JMCF and we'll share it with the world (we will respect anonymity if you prefer). Not sure how it would look? Just take a look at these real-life use cases already shared by other Jira superstars.

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Apr
10

About Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE)

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Mar
12

Build your first calculated custom field with JMCF

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Here, we use the Transition Caller custom field type to display the person who resolved an issue (as an example). Using this custom field type, you can display, search for and report on the author of any transition based on actual transition IDs or between one, many, or all statuses. We cover the latter one in the above video.

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Feb
18

Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) now supports Jira 8

Jira Misc Workflow Extensions Now Supports Jira 8

Jira Software Server and Data Center 8.0 is built for speed and scalability. It brings substantial performance improvements and a more updated look and feel. Together with the new Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) 6.0.0, you can make work flow better and faster than ever.

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Feb
13

Boost your Jira Boards with JMCF calculated fields

Customize your Jira board with a calculated field

In Jira, you can customize your Board cards to help users focus on important details. You can filter according to your preferences, change colors, and display up to three fields. Adding a field you already have available in Jira is not difficult. However, you often want to show information not stored in an issue field, or pull it from a related issue.

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Feb
12

About Jira Misc Custom Fields (JMCF)

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Jan
19

Say Hello to Innovalog’s JMCF 2.0 for Jira Server!

Introducing Jira Misc Custom Fields 2.0

We are super-thrilled to announce the release of Jira Misc Custom Fields (JMCF) 2.0 for Jira Server. Over the past eighteen months, we've seen an increase of feature requests for our free JMCF app. With this commercial release, we tried to implement as many requested features as possible. This highly popular app has been truly transformed and we hope that it helps customers improve their day-to-day Jira processes.

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