Preparing for Jira 8.5
This documentation is intended for Jira developers who want to ensure that their existing apps are compatible with Jira 8.5.
Summary of changes
Jira 8.5 is a Long Term Support release, so it does not contain any changes other than minor fixes and small improvements.
Although the Long Term Support release itself doesn't introduce too many features, just to keep everything smooth and stable, there's plenty of features coming from the previous releases. See our change logs for an overview of changes and features introduced since Jira 7.13 LTS.
Testing the upgrade
Looking to check what your upgrade will look like? If you're upgrading from Jira 7.x, there are several things you should know about. Go ahead and check Jira 8.5 Long Term Support release upgrade guide.