Automating File and Directory Creation

Learn how to automate file and directory creation.

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One of the best things about automation is that you can put in a little extra work up front and get a lot of reward out of that work down the road.

Using bash for automation

A typical website has a home page, at least one style sheet, a folder for images, and, most likely, some JavaScript files. So, let’s use Bash to automate that. We’ll have the script create a root directory for the website, an index.html file, a scripts directory, an images directory, and a stylesheets directory. And we’ll drop a style.css file in the stylesheets directory for good measure:

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