Hackety Hack is great because it comes as a downloadable application, which means you can use it with or without an internet connection. It runs through the basics of programming using Ruby, which is becoming widely used for creating websites. Hackety Hack provides a number of tutorials that you will run through in order to build your understanding of coding and of the specific uses for Ruby. This is a great resource if you are relatively new to programming and want to learn Ruby right away.
Where to start…
You can download Hackety Hack by going to the homepage here, and scrolling down to the “Start Here!” section.
Info & Tutorials…
Frequently Asked Questions – This list of questions covers basic information about the software, the website and where to find more info.
Support Questions – This is a forum-style question and answer page that focuses on Hackety Hack.
Programming Questions – This question and answer page covers a broader range of topics about programming.
Lessons – There are currently four lessons that cover the basics of using the software, Ruby, etc.
User Projects – There are a lot of user projects to check out on the Hackety Hack website, including a section of programs featured by the site.