PlantUML – UML Diagramming Tool

This looks like a great set of tools to create different types of UML diagrams from simple text representations. Uses Graphviz for some diagram types.

Quoting their website

PlantUML is a component that allows to quickly write :

  • Sequence diagram
  • Usecase diagram
  • Class diagram
  • Object diagram
  • Activity diagram (here is the legacy syntax)
  • Component diagram
  • Deployment diagram
  • State diagram
  • Timing diagram

The following non-UML diagrams are also supported:

  • JSON data
  • YAML data
  • Network diagram (nwdiag)
  • Wireframe graphical interface (salt)
  • Archimate diagram
  • Specification and Description Language (SDL)
  • Ditaa diagram
  • Gantt diagram
  • MindMap diagram
  • Work Breakdown Structure diagram (WBS)
  • Mathematic with AsciiMath or JLaTeXMath notation
  • Entity Relationship diagram (IE/ER)

Published by Bojan Bjelić

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