The concept of a “Project” is the fundamental building block for running any calculations on CoCalc. It is an isolated, private working space, where you work with files organized in directories.

Under the hood, this is a remote Linux environment, which runs inside a Docker container. All files reside in the $HOME directory of a fictitious user or a subdirectory.

To start being productive, you have to create a Sage Worksheet, Jupyter Notebook, Linux Terminal, LaTeX document, or other files.