Putting your documents and codes in organized manner is very very primary requirements to manage your tasks properly. As as developer (well although I contain the highest technical position in the current organization I am working on, I believe that still I am developer!), I do feel to take care about it, specially having some standards will help you to find and manage your documents quickly. Here is a basic sample that I maintain for my end (and encourages my team members to keep the same ;) ).
Folder Structure for Software Projects src
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