Rails generator to generate angular views

It would be great if the rails generator could generate the angular views for us, this post walks through tailoring the generators to give that outcome.  The format for the angular content I’m going to generate matches the setup in my various AngularJS and rails tutorials, and in particular the angular components created match those of the ng-boilerplate project.

We’ll assume that we want to create an angular view that offers a list and a modal form, with CRUD functionality and a unit test that hits the highlights.  We’re not going to try to update the app.js file or index.html, that’ll have to be done manually. We’re going to follow the edgeguide on generators for guidance.

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