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generate

Generate boilerplate code for modules/plugins/services etc.

Drush asks questions so that the generated code is as polished as possible. After generating, Drush lists the files that were created.

Examples

  • drush generate. Pick from available generators and then run it.
  • drush generate drush-command-file. Generate a Drush commandfile for your module.
  • drush generate controller --answer=Example --answer=example. Generate a controller class and pre-fill the first two questions in the wizard.
  • drush generate controller -vvv --dry-run. Learn all the potential answers so you can re-run with several --answer options.

Arguments

  • [generator]. A generator name. Omit to pick from available Generators.

Options

  • --answer=ANSWER. Answer to generator question.
  • --destination=DESTINATION. Absolute path to a base directory for file writing.
  • --dry-run. Output the generated code but not save it to file system.

Topics

Aliases

  • gen

Legend

  • An argument or option with square brackets is optional.
  • Any default value is listed at end of arg/option description.
  • An ellipsis indicates that an argument accepts multiple values separated by a space.