You can quickly bootstrap new plugin projects using the boilerplate template. First, make sure you have downloaded the most recent boilerplate code.
$ wp mwp update-boilerplate
Simply use the CLI to create a new plugin.
$ wp mwp create-plugin "Awesome New Plugin" --vendor="My Company" --author="My Name"
The following parameters can be specified on the command line to customize how your plugin code is created.
--vendorThe name of the company or organization maintaining the plugin
--plugin-urlThe url to the project page for the plugin
--authorThe name of the plugin author
--author-urlThe url to the author profile
--descriptionThe description of what the plugin does
--slugThe directory where the plugin will be installed
--namespaceA custom namespace in the format of
A complete example walkthrough for creating a Todo List plugin has also been published to GitHub: