Chapter 5. Screen Management

Fields collect data from users and we have seen how to create our own custom fields from a wide range of field types to address our different requirements. Indeed data collection is at the center of any information system, but that is only half of the story. How the data is captured is just as critical. Data input forms need to be organized so users do not feel overwhelmed, and the general flow of fields needs to be logically structured and grouped into sections; this is where screens come into play.

In this chapter, we will pick up where we left off from the last chapter and explore the relationship between fields and screens. We will further discuss how you can use screens to customize your JIRA to provide your users ...

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