Install the Atlassian SDK on a Windows System
Before we dive into creating a plugin, you'll need to configure a local development environment so you can use the Atlassian SDK.
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Step1. Set JAVA_HOME and update Path variables
JAVA_HOME environment variable specifies the location of the JDK on your system. For Windows users, the default directory is
C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.x_y , where x_y is the Java JDK 8 version you have installed.
To set these environment variables:
- Browse to the
C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.x_yfolder on your system and copy the path to the folder.
- Open Control Panel > System>Advanced System Settings.
- On the Advanced tab click Environment Variables.
- Locate the System variables section and click New.
- Enter JAVA_HOME in the Variable name field and paste the folder path you copied into the Variable value field.
- Click OK to close the dialog.
- Click on Path variable in the System variables section and click Edit.
- Click New and type
%JAVA_HOME%\binin the available space.
- Close all dialog windows.
Open a new Command Prompt window, and run the following command:
verify that your output is similar to what appears above.
Step 2. Install the SDK
- Download the latest version of the SDK
- Locate the downloaded file and double-click to launch the installer
- Follow the prompts to install the SDK
Step 3. Verify the SDK is installed
Open a Command Prompt window, and run the following command:
You should see something similar to:
You now have a local development environment configured for the Atlassian SDK and you're ready to build your first plugin!
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