Java Examples - Find current directory

Problem Description

How to find current working directory ?


Following example shows how to get current directory using getProperty() method.

Live Demo
public class Main { 
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      String curDir = System.getProperty("user.dir");
      System.out.println("You currently working in :" + curDir+ ": Directory");


The above code sample will produce the following result.

You currently working in :C:\Documents and Settings\user\
My Documents\NetBeansProjects\TestApp: Directory