Getting Started

Rose Hack is the perfect place to learn and collaborate with others to build something to solve problems. We recommend teaming up with others to have the best experience possible!

Don't know where to get started? Check out the resources below for free stuff you can use in your projects and tutorials. 👇

Free Resources

  1. GitHub Student Developer Pack for everything from search, domain names, emails, and servers
  2. Google Cloud Platform for servers, machine learning, and much more
  3. Wolfram Language for everything from mathematics to natural language processing. You get free access to Wolfram|One Access by participating at Rose Hack.
  4. Balsamiq Cloud for a rapid prototyping and design tool for your project. Use promo code BQEDUREHK010519 to redeem a 90-day extended trial.
  5. Digital Ocean for cloud hosting and infrastructure. As a Rose Hack participant, you will get $100 starting credit.
  6. XYZ for your .xyz domain name. You'll get a free domain name as a participant!


  1. Build a website (HTML/CSS)
  2. Build an iOS Application (Swift)
  3. Build an Android Application (Java)
  4. Build a Web Application (Javascript/React)
  5. Introduction to Machine Learning (Python)
  6. Introduction to Game Development (C#/Unity)

New Languages

  1. Javascript
  2. Python
  3. Haskell