Spring REST Docs

Document RESTful services by combining hand-written documentation with auto-generated snippets produced with Spring MVC Test.

Quick Start
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Spring REST Docs helps you to document RESTful services. It combines hand-written documentation written with Asciidoctor and auto-generated snippets produced with Spring MVC Test. This approach frees you from the limitations imposed by tools like Swagger. It helps you to produce documentation that is accurate, concise, and well-structured. This documentation then allows your users to get the information they need with a minimum of fuss.

Quick Start

Please refer to the getting started section of the reference documentation to get started.


The recommended way to get started using spring-restdocs in your project is with a dependency management system – the snippet below can be copied and pasted into your build. Need help? See our getting started guides on building with Maven and Gradle.