Get the Current Working Directory using Java Code

We can make use of the System.getProperty() method to get the current working directory using Java code.


    public static void main(String[] args) {

        String currentWorkingDirectory = System.getProperty("user.dir");
        System.out.println("The Current Working Directory: " + currentWorkingDirectory);

The Current Working Directory: /user/c2c/Desktop/java/

Java Example - Get Current Working Directory

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