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+NOTE: +create_file+ is a method provided by +Thor::Actions+ and the documentation for it and its brethren can be found at "rdoc.info":http://rdoc.info/github/wycats/thor/master/Thor/Actions.
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Our new generator is quite simple: it inherits from +Rails::Generators::Base+ and has one method definition. Each public method in the generator is executed when a generator is invoked. Finally, we invoke the +create_file+ method that will create a file at the given destination with the given content. If you are familiar with the Rails Application Templates API, you'll feel right at home with the new generators API.
To invoke our new generator, we just need to do:

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