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[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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