Leiningen plugin for generating source file templates
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A Leiningen plugin for generating file templates within an existing project.


Add lein-gen as a plugin dependency to your project or profiles.

:plugins [[lein-gen "0.2.1"]]

Then add dependencies for the generators you want to use. This plugin comes with an optional library of simple generators:

:generators [[lein-gen/generators "0.2.1"]]

Included in this library is a namespace generator, which creates a new source and test file for a given namespace:

lein generate namespace bar.core

The above example will create two new files: src/bar/core.clj and test/bar/core_test.clj.

To find out the generators you have available, use:

lein help generate

For help on a specific generator, such as the namespace generator, use:

lein help generate namespace

Generators are very similar to Leiningen project templates in both function and the way they are developed. To create your own library of generators, start with:

lein new generators foo

Note the plural of "generators". Unlike templates, there can be many generators in a library.


Copyright © 2014 James Reeves

Distributed under the Eclipse Public License either version 1.0 or (at your option) any later version.