Create a file with few lines from Shell Script

Dear All,

I would like to create a file from a unix shell script, and this file should contains only few lines.
What sort of command I can use to achieve this ?

eg: in the normal unix form, i would normally use :
1. vi testfile
2. and then the empty screen comes out then i put in several lines with esc+i
3. esc and :wq
4. and file is ready

Moreless i want to apply this to the scripting, can you advice please ?
Thank you in advance.

LL
LuckyLucianoAsked:
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TintinCommented:
echo "This is some content for a new file" >filename
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LuckyLucianoAuthor Commented:
Hi Tintin, what if i want to have several lines like below :

===========
This is the first line for a new file

This is the second line after one empty line ( enter )
===========


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ozoCommented:
echo This is the first line for a new file > filename
echo >> filename
echo This is the second line after one empty line >> filename

or

cat > filename <<===========
This is the first line for a new file

This is the second line after one empty line ( enter )
===========

or

(echo This is the first line for a new file; echo ; This is the second line after one empty line ) > filename

or

echo 'This is the first line for a new file

This is the second line after one empty line
' > filename
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