Browse the latest virtual events all over the world!

Virtual events help the community stay connected 24/7. Click to see upcoming events.

How to (not) break Jira with bad scripts - Jamie Echlin, creator of ScriptRunner

Dallas-Fort Worth
Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 6:00 PM (CDT)

21 RSVP'ed

About this event

Jamie Echlin, Adaptavist Staff engineer and creator of ScriptRunner, will talk about those situations where building automation in Jira can backfire. Running JQL functions in script fields, slow workflow condition functions, adding javascript to the announcement banner, inline scripts and endless loops are among the most common pitfalls for a Jira admin. Jamie will show you how to avoid them and will share some handy advice for building powerful automation in a responsible and scalable way.


  • Jamie Echlin

    Jamie Echlin


    Staff Engineer & ScriptRunner Creator

    Jamie Echlin has been working with dev tools since the mid-1990s, primarily in investment banks. Having worked with ClearCase, ClearQuest, Perforce and more, he graduated to the Git and the Atlassian stack.

    He began developing ScriptRunner for JIRA in 2007, mainly just to make his own life easier. ScriptRunner has now been installed over 16,000 times and is available for JIRA, Confluenc…

    Read More


  • Brian Jones

    Brian Jones

    Inflection Point


  • Jeff Tillett

    Jeff Tillett


    Director, Build and Release Engineering

    See Bio
  • Sebastien Jacques

    Sebastien Jacques


    Senior Technology Consultant


Thursday, Oct 10
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CDT)


Fat Bear Coworking (no change, just added the name)
211 N Ervay St, 3rd floor Dallas75201

Group Leaders

  • Brian Jones

    Brian Jones

    Inflection Point

    Senior Atlassian Architect

    View Profile
  • Sebastien Jacques

    Sebastien Jacques

    Freelance consultant

    Atlassian User Group Leader

    View Profile
  • Michael Wolfe Jr

    Michael Wolfe Jr


    Community Leader

    View Profile
  • Larry Brock

    Larry Brock

    Praecipio Consulting

    Sr. Technical Architect

    View Profile


Where Atlassian users meet and share best practices