Rust client library and CLI for plantuml server
version: 1.0.14 date: 2022-04-24 author: repository: Github

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It is very ofter needed to insert simple graphs inside the README markdown file of Rust projects. There is a lot of different ways to do that. I prefer to use server to render the graph from a simple text file. Then I save the resulting SVG file in the image directory and add it to as an image. This is easy to do manually, but for me every problem needs a software solution. So I want to make an automation task for this. But first I need a simple Rust library or CLI app to call the <> server and save the image. This web service API is pretty non-standard because the plantuml code needs to be compressed and base64 in an unusual way. This Rust plantuml client will solve this. It can be used as a Rust library or as a standalone CLI app.

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