Working from the command prompt
Create a directory (Windows)
Create a directory for your programs.
This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson. When you're finished, click the
button to receive credit for having completed it.
Before you begin writing programs you need a place to keep your work. In this exercise you will create a directory on your file system for just that purpose.
Open a command prompt window.
Create a directory named
. You can use the
commands to place this directory wherever you like on your file system, but the following instructions assume that you're creating this directory as a subdirectory of
. Here's how you might create the
command to change your current directory to the
directory created in the previous step. Here's an example:
command to display the contents of