Creating Other Things

The CLI can scaffold other Angular entities such as services, pipes and directives using the generate command.

ng generate [entity] [entity-name]

This creates the entity at src/app/[entity-name].[entity].ts along with a spec file, or at the current path if the command is executed in a child folder of the project. The CLI provides blueprints for the following entities out of the box:

Item

Command

Files generated

Component:

ng g component [name]

component, HTML, CSS, test spec files

Directive:

ng g directive [name]

component, test spec files

Pipe:

ng g pipe [name]

component, test spec files

Service:

ng g service [name]

component, test spec files

Class:

ng g class [name]

component, test spec files

Route:

ng g route [name]

component, HTML, CSS, test spec files (in new folder)