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Comment Web Programming (Score 1) 1095

I would suggest starting with web programming, specifically html, css and php. This gives a wide skill set, php is based off C so it makes the skill set easy to transfer, he'll learn some basic server administration and it gives an instant gratification that you don't always get with other programming languages.

Work expands to fill the time available. -- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955