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Jira Jira

Jira is a proprietary issue tracking product developed by Atlassian that allows bug tracking and agile project management.


Please note, when you hover when you move your cursor to the lower part of the arcade screen, navigation tabs will emerge. These tabs enable you to freely navigate through the tutorial at your convenience.

Creating a Jira connection

Stage One: The Jira Platform

Obtaining the Credentials and Creating an API Token

  1. Log in to your Jira Account.

  2. Click on the Jira settings icon at the top right and click Atlassian Account Settings.

  3. Navigate to the Security Tab.

  4. Click Create and Manage API token.

  5. Click the Create API Token button.

  6. Provide a Name for your token.

  7. Copy and save the API Key, and store it in a safe place as you will require it for later on in the process.

  8. Click the Close button.

  9. Navigate to the Blink Platform, to crete your Jira Connection.

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.

  2. Select the Jira icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection method appears.

  3. Optional- Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.

  4. Select API Token as the method to make the connection.

  5. Fill in the parameters:

    • The API address. This is the fully qualified name of your Jira workspace, without any pathname
    • The API token
    • The user's email
  6. Optional- Click Test Connection to test it.

  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.