python interface to a plantuml web service instead of having to run java locally.
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Samuel Marks
Samuel Marks Improved documentation
Latest commit f6ae404 Mar 25, 2015


Plantuml is a library for generating UML diagrams from a simple text markup language.

This is a simple python remote client interface to a plantuml server using the same custom encoding used by most other plantuml clients. Python was missing from the list, and while there are other plantuml python libraries, like sphinxcontrib-plantuml, they require downloading and installing the java executable and spawning a shell subprocesses.

This client defaults to the public plantuml server, but can be used against any server.


pip install git+

PS: At some point this newer version will be uploaded to PyPi, at which point you can do:

pip install plantuml

###Command line help:

usage: [-h] [-o OUT] [-s SERVER] filename [filename ...]

Generate images from plantuml defined files using plantuml server

positional arguments:
  filename              file(s) to generate images from

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -o OUT, --out OUT     directory to put the files into
  -s SERVER, --server SERVER
                        server to generate from, defaults to

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