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If you'd like to build an Atlassian app or extension for our products, we offer two deployment options:
Server end of life is February 15, 2024. Check more details on how this impacts Marketplace listings and a timeline of the changes.
If you're building your server or Data Center app in cloud, check out the App migration platform for technical guidance.
You can build an Atlassian cloud app on Forge or Connect. To compare the two platforms, check out our Cloud development options.
To get started, sign up online to create an instance of one of our cloud products such as Jira or Confluence. Your instance will be:
Use these tutorials to get started and visit each platform's documentation:
If you have an app or customer business requirement that prevents you from building your app on cloud, we recommend moving to Data Center.
Data Center products let customers host on their own infrastructure, and their deployments can run on a cluster.
To learn more, check out:
Server end of life is February 15, 2024.
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So, what's the difference between Jira Cloud and Jira Server? Or Confluence Cloud and Confluence Server?
It may be the same Atlassian product, but that doesn't mean all apps work on all deployment options.
For developing your app, here are some key differences between the deployment options:
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It's also possible for a cloud app to interact with server and Data Center.
For this to work:
Learn more about the differences between cloud and server from a customer's perspective.
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