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v0.1 Public
The PostBox Service is used to send emails from your ColdBox applications, as a direct replacement to the stock ColdBox MailService Plugin. Emails are sent through API rather than over standard SMTP.

PostMarkApp ( is a web service based email provider. Rather than sending emails using standard SMTP protocols, you make a REST request to their API. Each mail is then assigned a message_id, you can then use their bounce back API's and webhooks to track mail delivery.
Simply replace references to the standard MailService in your application so they point at the PostBox plugin rather than the stock MailService plugin. You also need to add a custom setting to your ColdBox configuration file which contains your PostMarkApp API key.
// custom settings
     settings = {
          // PostMarkApp Settings
          PostMarkApiKey = "your-api-key-goes-here"
Once this plugin is in place, you'll be able to use it to build and send emails in the same way as the stock ColdBox mail service plugin.
This is only in ALPHA phase, so I wouldn't recommend it for production use just yet, unless you're feeling brave.

Here are all the versions for this package. Please note that you can leverage CommandBox package versioning to install any package you like. Please refer to our managing package version guide for more information.

Version Created Last Update Published By Stable Actions
0.1 Feb 02 2011 11:31 AM Jun 09 2016 04:12 PM


$ box install PostBox

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