|One of my first papers on http://jazz.net was to explain how to setup an LDAP. The Jazz team greatly improved the process, nevertheless I’m still struggling to follow correctly each step described in the help.
It is for this reason, I decided to write a new article to list these steps. I hope it will help…
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It took me few time to figure out and retrieve how to add Time Tracking to my own work items so I decided to share this useful page with the community.
In the Help page, Adding formal project management features to a process template, you will find:
Quite useful if you have to add some formal features to your Agile developments…
Today, Christophe, an ARCAD Software colleague of mine mentioned he had some issues when he was trying to browse our RTC from his iPhone. He also mentioned that he tested once an app on his iPad and could never make it work.
I knew it is not easy to make work RTC on an iPhone but I was not aware that a dedicated client was available on such mobile. So I decided to test it by myself. Actually, Christophe was not providing the correct URL. Once I told him to provide the same URL as the one that we use in the reach client (http://my.jazz.server:9443/ccm) immediately he could reach our server and browse our work items…
The name of this application is ClearConcert. You can download it:
- Here for iPad (and iPhone) I didn’t try the iPhone version. My daughter will not let me install it on my old iPhone 4 that I gave her few months ago ;-)
- Here for Android
Enjoy and share your feedback in comments…
I hope you enjoy my first post on the subject: CRUD RTC work items using cURL (Part 1: Read)
At this point we should have all the inputs to create a new work item using the OSLC APIs. It is time to retrieve the OSLC factory service used to create a work item. Actually, by calling the REST API answering the list of services provides by a project area:
rem Authentication ... rem Request the url using the authentication curl.exe -k -b %COOKIES% https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/oslc/contexts/_TN0swJPUEeOnRa9khWwR1A/workitems/services.xml
you can retrieve the Work Item creation service. Actually, you will retrieve for each of your Work Item type a corresponding “factory” service.
So, if you want to create a task, retrieve the factory title “Location for creation of Task change requests”, the associate oslc_cm:url element provides the REST API to create a Task.
<oslc_cm:factory calm:id="requirementChangeRequest"> <dc:title>Location for creation of Task change requests </dc:title> <oslc_cm:url>https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/oslc/contexts/_TN0swJPUEeOnRa9khWwR1A/workitems/task</oslc_cm:url> </oslc_cm:factory>
Now to create a work item you can run the following code:
rem Authentication ... curl.exe -k -b %COOKIES% -H "Content-Type: application/x-oslc-cm-change-request+xml" -H "Accept: text/xml" -X POST -d @newtask.xml https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/oslc/contexts/_TN0swJPUEeOnRa9khWwR1A/workitems/task
The cURL instruction references several important parameters:
- The “-H” parameters specify the format of the body request (“Content-Type: application/x-oslc-cm-change-request+xml”) as well as the answer format (“Accept: text/xml”).
- The “-X” parameter specifies the HTTP method to use: a POST method to create a new work item.
- The “-d” parameter designates the content of the request body. You can either provide a string with the XML code of your new work item or you can use the character @ and reference a file containing the XML code of your new work item.
In our case we decided to use a separate file named “newtask.xml” containing the following XML code:
<oslc_cm:ChangeRequest xmlns:oslc_cm="http://open-services.net/xmlns/cm/1.0/" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/terms/" xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:calm="http://jazz.net/xmlns/prod/jazz/calm/1.0/" xmlns:rtc_cm="http://jazz.net/xmlns/prod/jazz/rtc/cm/1.0/" xmlns:oslc_pl="http://open-services.net/ns/pl#"> <rtc_cm:filedAgainst rdf:resource="https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/resource/itemOid/com.ibm.team.workitem.Category/_UFKkcJPUEeOnRa9khWwR1A"/> <oslc_cm:priority <span="" class="hiddenSpellError" pre="priority " data-mce-bogus="1">rdf:resource="https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/oslc/enumerations/_TN0swJPUEeOnRa9khWwR1A/priority/priority.literal.l01"/> <oslc_cm:severity <span="" class="hiddenSpellError" pre="severity " data-mce-bogus="1">rdf:resource="https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/oslc/enumerations/_TN0swJPUEeOnRa9khWwR1A/severity/severity.literal.l3"/> <dc:title>New PK Task</dc:title> <rtc_cm:plannedFor rdf:resource="https://jazz.server.com:9443/ccm/oslc/iterations/_TPm1c5PUEeOpAbBwyZpuzw"/> </oslc_cm:ChangeRequest></pre> <pre>
As you can see this file doesn’t mention the work-item ID, it will be provided by the JTS during the creation of the work item and it will be returned in the request answer.
The answer has the same format as the one returned when we access to a work item.
The second post was easy to write once the first one is posted.
The third one will be more complex because it will talk about ETag which is concept I’m discovering.
In mid time, I hope this one will help you…