Hackety Hack

Hackety Hack teaches the basics of programming from the ground up using the Ruby programming language. No previous programming experience is needed! Hackety Hack uses the Shoes toolkit to build very simple graphical interfaces. Several lessons and example programs are provided. The Programs section provides projects from other Hackety users and users can upload their own. Support via FAQ and online queries after joining are promised.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8, 9-10
Content type Course or tutorial
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Implementation (programming), Algorithms, Computational thinking
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Design algorithms involving nested control structures and represent them using flowcharts and pseudocode


Trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors


Implement, modify and debug programs involving control structures and functions in a general-purpose programming language


Design algorithms involving logical operators and represent them as flowcharts and pseudocode


Validate algorithms and programs by comparing their output against a range of test cases


Implement, modify and debug modular programs, applying selected algorithms and data structures, including in an object-oriented programming language

Technologies & Programming Language​s other programming languages
Keywords Code, Coding, Programming

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