Hello everyone,I am very new to programming. i have been interested in learning how to program for a few years now. It wasn't until lately that i actually had time to sit down and work at this. I have googled and searched forums looking at multiple languages ranging from c to ruby, python to java, VB to... well you get the point. I'm interested in object oriented programming but i don't know where to start. i guess i'm looking for a programming language that would make a great building block. i don't want to jump right into c++ (for example), spend a fair amount of money and get into bad habits from the beginning.A quick recap: i'm new to programing, looking to get into object oriented (eventually), i just want to start off on the right foot... what is a good language? something forgiving, and teaches good habits.i know this is a debatable topic, i am very open to any idea/criticism.thanks to anyone fearless enough to help me out.
im partial to PHP, a webscripting language that works almost identically to C++, the only language i knew before jumping into PHP was a fair amount of HTML (which is one language used with PHP to make web pages)if your interested then the best place (free) i have found to learn pretty much any web language is:http://www.W3Schools.comand GL on finding something that you like
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