Mailets for developers

Artifact names

All binary (and source) artifacts are available via Maven Central.

The project groupId is org.apache.james and the artifact names are:

  • apache-mailet-api - for the Mailet API
  • apache-mailet-base - for base Mailets
  • apache-mailet-standard - for Standard Mailets
  • apache-mailet-crypto - for Crypto Mailets
  • mailetdocs-maven-plugin if you wish to extract documentation from sources

Just include something like this in your pom.xml

<dependencies>
    <dependency>
        <groupId>org.apache.james</groupId>
        <artifactId>apache-mailet-api</artifactId>
        <version>3.2.0</version>
    </dependency>
    <!-- other dependencies -->
</dependencies>

Write your own mailets

To learn how to write your own mailets please have a look at Generic Matcher and Generic Mailet.

Another good learning source are the unit tests from Standard Mailets