Custom Activity

Custom Activity

Updated: October 22nd, 2020

Published: May 18th, 2020

Downloads: 67

Industry: cross-industry

Language compatibility: Visual Basic


Custom Activity


Simplify automating processes that use Jira by replacing UI operations with background API calls.

The Activities for Jira Software developed for UiPath Studio allow the user to work in the background with Jira using Jira’s publicly supported API.

The activities can be found on this path in Studio Activities Panel: Integrations > Jira.

The Jira Activity package contains 39 activities that allow you to perform operations on the main entities of Jira such as Issues, Projects, Comments, Attachments, Users, and Dashboards.

This UiPath Official Preview package includes the following activities:
  • Jira Scope (provides authentication for all Jira all activities)
  • Invoke Method (allows you to call a Jira API operation ad hoc via easy WYSIWYG screen)
  • Attachments (4 activities)
  • Comments (3 activities)
  • Components (3 activities)
  • Dashboards (1 activity)
  • Filters (2 activities)
  • Issues (10 activities, including Search using JQL)
  • Transitions (1 activity)
  • Issue Links (4 activities)
  • Projects (5 activities)
  • Users (3 activities)
Full documentation is available at https://docs.uipath.com/marketplace/docs/jira-about.



The main advantages of the activities are:
- Background automation which is very fast and safe because it’s totally independent of your web browsers and the Jira layout.
- Implementation time is 5 to 10 times faster compared to traditional UI-Automation.
- Interactions between the robot and the software are greatly reduced, leading to a reduction in the number of errors.


UiPath Studio 2019.10.4+


Newtonsoft.JSON >=10.0.3



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