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Another Mail Server for Local Development: MailHog

I’ve blogged about local mail servers in the past. Recently I’ve been using PaperCut but it’s Windows only. I like to find tools I can use across platforms.

Recently someone at work mentioned MailHog and after tinkering with it I’ve started using it for all my local development.

It’s small, there are binaries available for all platforms, they provide a Docker image and it has a nice web interface.


I’ve added this to my ConEmu tasks so I can easily spool this up along with ColdFusion and can monitor everything in the console.