This exercise is where you start learning how to set up a good project “skeleton” directory. This skeleton directory will hold all the basics you need to get a new project up and running. It will hold your project layout, automated tests, modules, and install scripts. When you go to make a new project, just copy this directory to a new name and edit the files to get started.
First, create the structure of your skeleton directory with these commands:
$ mkdir projects $ cd projects $ mkdir skeleton $ cd skeleton $ mkdir bin data doc ext lib tests lib/NAME
I use a directory named
projects to store all the various things I’m working on. Inside ...