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Redmine Plugin Extension and Development by Alex Bevilacqua

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Generating a new plugin

Out of the box, Redmine provides a number of generators to facilitate the creation of plugins and plugin resources.

Note

The Redmine project website provides a plugin tutorial at http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki/Plugin_Tutorial, which serves as a good starting point to quickly get started.

Running rails generate from the root of our Redmine installation will provide a list of available generators (truncated in the following snippet to list only those that are currently relevant):

$ rails generate
RedminePlugin:
  redmine_plugin
RedminePluginController:
  redmine_plugin_controller

RedminePluginModel:
  redmine_plugin_model

Tip

Downloading the example code

This book continually references a sample plugin known as the ...

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