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How to execute a python script when a work item moves to a certain state


Ramona Pillay (11) | asked Mar 03 '20, 9:43 a.m.

 I have written a python script that calls rest api and gets data. It then stores this data in an xml file and attaches it to a work item. 

I want to be able to execute this python script when a work item is moves to a certain state. For example, creating a work item is in state 'new', so once the work item moves to 'in progress' i want this python script to be executed.
Has anyone done something similar or can point me in the right direction to achieve this.

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Ralph Schoon (63.2k33646) | answered Mar 04 '20, 3:43 a.m.
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 You will have to write your own JAVA advisor or follow up action as a server extension. From that extension you would have to call your Python Script.


See https://rsjazz.wordpress.com/2015/09/30/learning-to-fly-getting-started-with-the-rtc-java-apis/ especially the Extensions Workshop for reference. There are examples for work item save server extensions on the blog above.


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Ramona Pillay commented Mar 04 '20, 5:33 a.m.

Thanks Ralph. I will give it a try.

 

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