Can we Reverse engineer UML class diagram from Java code using plantUML?

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asked Nov 8 in Wanted features by Refai
For example, run plantUML from command line with an option to provide the path to Java classes/project, in order to reverse engineer UML class diagram from Java code into plantUML format (or xml format)?


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answered Nov 8 by Serge Wenger Work (5,360 points)


Doxygen is the tool you need (you can use PlantUML in doxygen). It is also possible to integrate other PlantUML diagram inside (

Hope this helps

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answered Nov 10 by mgrol (780 points)

alternatively, you may write the piece of code by yourself using reflection.

We do it that way and generate plantuml files.