The Buf CLI is a helpful tool for managing Protobuf schemas. It offers various features, including code generation, breaking change detection, linting, and formatting, to assist with Protobuf development and maintenance.
Buf is designed to integrate with your existing workflow to make schema-driven development easier, regardless of project size.
build- Build Protobuf files into a Buf image
generate- Generate code with protoc plugins
breaking- Verify no breaking changes have been made
curl- Invoke an RPC endpoint, a la 'cURL'
format- Run linting & formating on Protobuf files
convert- Convert a message from binary to JSON or vice versa
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Buf CLI works with your choice of plugins and languages and gives you access to a vast library of certified plugins in the Buf Schema Registry. With these features, the Buf CLI provides a comprehensive solution for Protobuf development and maintenance.