In this post we shall see how you can build Continuous Integration Pipelines for your PlantUML diagrams. If you are into any sort of designing or development, you most probably know about PlantUML which is one of the best UML Designing tool. The main power lies in the fact that it provides Diagram as a Code for all types of design and diagramming needs. This “As-A-Code” culture is lot prominent these days, due to multiple reason, primarily being ease of use and management with Infra and devops.
But there is a problem as well. The diagrams needs to be manually updated, since the source is NOT a diagram, but a code. But what if you can have a pipeline that automatically generates all your images from the diagram sources. A little tricky but we shall see in this post how you can do so.Continue reading