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The APIs for creating extension points are based on the React framework and Atlaskit, meaning you can only use them if you're developing with React.
A framework agnostic solution is being designed and will be available on a future release.
For this tutorial, you will be creating an extension point on a page in Bitbucket Server 7.x.
The Bitbucket Server team provides a template to create a Bitbucket Plugin with all the tools already configured for you, including Client-side Extensions (CSE).
You can grab a copy by cloning the Bitbucket CSE template:
git clone email@example.com:atlassianlabs/bitbucket-client-side-extensions-template.git
If you want to create extension points on your own project, follow the guide on how to setup CSE schema-loader before you get started.
You will need to install:
To install all the dependencies for the first time, run:
To start Bitbucket from your project, run:
Once the Bitbucket starts, you should see this message in the terminal:
bitbucket started successfully in XYZs at http://localhost:7990/bitbucket
Now, you can open the browser and navigate to http://localhost:7990/bitbucket
The local instance of Bitbucket requires you to log in using those credentials:
The template comes with watchmode and hot reload configured for your front-end code. You can run the CSE watch server by executing:
You will be working on a blank page created with CSE page extensions, and will create an extension point named .
It is not necessary to use CSE page extensions to create an extension point. This guide uses them to provide a clean environment for working with extension point APIs.
All the exercises are going to be developed inside this directory:
There you will find:
Once you install and start Bitbucket Server from the template, you can head to the tutorial page and should see the title
You're now ready to create your first extension point!
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