sails new <path/to/folder> creates a new Sails project in a folder called folder.
sails new . create a new Sails project in current folder.
--appName Application name (will be used as
package.json). By default it is the same as the specified
--no-linker Disable automatic asset linking in your view and static HTML files (the relevant grunt tasks will not be created)
--no-frontend Disable the generation of the
assets folder and files. Views will be created with hardcopied linked resources off of sailsjs.com.
--template=[template language] Use a different template language than the default (e.g.
jade). Requires that a views generator for that language (e.g.
sails-generate-views-jade) be installed in your global node path (e.g.
sails newis really just a special generator which runs
sails-generate-new. In other words, running
sails new foois an alias for running
sails generate new foo, and like any Sails generator, the actual generator module which gets run can be overridden in your global