Atlassian Remote Apps Plugin is a plugin that supports a type of plugin called a Remote App. https://remoteapps.jira.com/wiki/display/ARA When getting started developing the Atlassian Remote Apps plugin, these commands will come in handy. You may need to run a 'mvn install' from the project directory first before running these commands in the '/plugin' directory. * Start the plugin in the desired product: Refapp: mvn amps:debug Confluence: mvn amps:debug -Dproduct=confluence JIRA: mvn amps:debug -Dproduct=jira * Deploy the plugin at runtime in the desired product: Refapp: mvn amps:cli Confluence: mvn amps:cli -Dproduct=confluence JIRA: mvn amps:cli -Dproduct=jira * Deploy the test plugin (code in src/test/resources) with the cli 'tpi' for test plugin installation, works like the usual 'pi' * Test your changes in all three products at once - open up three terminals and execute the above amps:debug commands, one per product. You will also need three more tabs for each of the 'cli' invocations.