Hackety Hack is an open source application that teaches individuals how to create software from the basics level. It combines an Integrated Development Environment with an extensive Lessons system. Hackety Hack comes with a programming starter kit. An editor with helpful coding tools and built-in messaging. Desktop cross-platform application also has integration with the website, where "Hackers" can share what they've learned. Hackety Hack teaches students the basics of programming from the ground level.