Create the root folder of your project template
Within your home folder, create a folder called VSCodeProjects. This folder will be the root folder for all your applications developed with Visual Studio Code. Inside the Visual Studio Code Projects create a sub folder called MyFirstProject.
Open the Terminal app and type the following commands:
cd $HOME cd VSCodeProjects/MyFirstProject code .
Notice the dot after the code command. This means you want to open Visual Studio Code on the current folder.
Visual Studio Code should open. You should see something like this: