Bash Script Templating

STATUS_URI="/hows-it-goin";  MONITOR_IP="10.10.2.15";

cat >/etc/apache2/conf.d/mod_status.conf <<EOF
<Location ${STATUS_URI}>
    SetHandler server-status
    Order deny,allow
    Deny from all
    Allow from ${MONITOR_IP}
</Location>
EOF

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6214743/create-new-file-from-templates-with-bash-script