Last updatedNov 18, 2019

Getting started

Welcome to development on Atlassian’s cloud products with the Forge platform. Work through the steps below to set up your development environment and create your first Forge app.

Each step builds on the code from the previous step. The final app will display the number of comments on a Confluence page.

The final app displays on a Confluence page


  1. Step 1: Set up Forge: Set up the tools you need to develop Forge apps.
  2. Step 2: Create a Hello World app: Learn the CLI commands to work with an app.
  3. Step 3: Call a product API: Use the Confluence REST API to get information about a page.
  4. Step 4: Change the front end with Forge UI: Make a change to your app’s front end and improve your development process.


Once you’ve completed these steps, continue with another tutorial or look through the reference pages to learn more.