Top 6 tools for text-based UML sequence diagrams

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  • d2

    D2 is a modern diagram scripting language that turns text to diagrams.

    D2 is a modern declarative language for designing diagrams with text. It supports a variety of different diagram types as well as traditional UML sequence diagrams. D2 is free and open-source under the Mozilla Public License 2.0 license.

  • mermaid

    Generation of diagrams like flowcharts or sequence diagrams from text in a similar manner as markdown

    Mermaid is a Javascript-based diagramming tool for rendering many diagram types from Markdown-inspired text definitions and supports sequence diagrams. Mermaid is free and open-source under the MIT license.

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