Relax is a set of tools for modeling, documenting and testing RESTFul APIs
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server-relax-cf10.json ACF Compatibility updates Sep 15, 2016
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server.json Implements the ability to translate RelaxDSL in to OpenAPI format Feb 29, 2016

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RELAX = RESTFul Tools For Lazy Experts!

What is Relax? ColdBox Relax is a set of RESTFul tools for lazy experts. We pride ourselves in helping you (the developer) work smarter and ColdBox Relax is a tool to help you document your projects faster. ColdBox Relax provides you with the necessary tools to automagically model, document and test your RESTFul services. One can think of ColdBox Relax as a way to describe RESTFul web services, test RESTFul web services, monitor RESTFul web services and document RESTFul web services–all while you relax!


Apache License, Version 2.0.



  • Lucee 4.5+
  • Railo 4+
  • ColdFusion 9+


Just drop into your modules folder or use the box-cli to install

box install relax


You will need to update the your ColdBox.cfc with a relax structure with your preferred settings for Relax.

relax = {
    // The location of the relaxed APIs, defaults to models.resources
    APILocation = "modules.relax.models.resources",
    // Default API to load, name of the directory inside of resources
    defaultAPI = "myapi",
    // History stack size, the number of history items to track in the RelaxURL
    maxHistory = 10


You can look at the samples inside of this module under the models/resources directory. To start you can copy the Relax.cfc into your own project folder and then start spicing up the API via the RelaxDSL methods.

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