It is possible to concatenate Linux shell commands using either
&&Run second command if the exit status of the first command is successful.
||Run second command if the exit status of the first command is not successful.
;Run second command no matter what the exit status of the previous command.
&&all the time to compile some source code from the terminal and run it as soon as it finishes.
Note that you can run an arbitrary long number of commands sequentially, so go out and play while you leave your workstation finish a batch of commands.