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Rails Generator Syntax

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Rails Generator Syntax

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// generate application

rails projectname

// generate migration.

ruby script/generate migration migration_name
ruby script/generate migration add_price

// generate model
// we can give a list of columns and types
// :string, :text, :integer, :decimal, :float, :date, ...

ruby script/generate model model_name
ruby script/generate model user name:string hashed_password:string salt:string

// generate controller

ruby script/generate controller controller_name method_name(s)
ruby script/generate controller store index

// generate scaffold

ruby script/generate scaffold model_name controller_name
ruby script/generate scaffold product admin

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