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I am currently going through the Python track and don't know when to launch the workspace? does it tell me?

Or do I just use it in conjunction with the videos? So far I have been just going through the the quizzes and objections

1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,854 Points

Hi Deion, If you're watching the videos on the website, near the bottom right of the video, there will be a "Launch Workspace" option if that video uses workspaces. Some videos do and some don't. Usually, the instructor will mention whether or not you should launch workspaces.

Also, you can launch a workspace from the left navigation panel on the side. It's the 5th one down and looks like a console screen with opening/closing tag symbols. Even if you are not watching a video, you can launch a workspace (make sure to tell it the programming language you want), and you can practice or follow along with a video that doesn't otherwise use workspaces.

The difference between the two ways of launching workspaces is pre-loaded files. If you launch your own from the navigation, it will be an empty space. If you launch from the link in the video player, it will have all the files you need for that particular course already loaded in.

Hope that answers the question.

Keep Coding! :)