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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.

FORTRAN is not a flower but a weed -- it is hardy, occasionally blooms, and grows in every computer. -- A.J. Perlis