touch is probably the most generally accepted way to accomplish this, but in some shells such as
zsh there is something called "multiple stream output redirection" which would allow you do do something like this:
> __init__.py > views.py > models.py > admin.py
..all as one command. If you use globs as suggested by binfalse you don't need to repeat the output operator:
This is often useful if you want to start all files out with a few common items like their hash-bang and maybe some includes. I often
head some other script and redirect it to several files like this if I'm going to write a couple new gigs.