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I think I'm going to start programming ...at the moment, I can only do basic web-based stuff:
so, I was wondering, if I want to start being a programmer, can anyone suggest what language I should start with? If so, can anyone suggest a relatively simple project that I can use to start with, which will help me learn? or point me to any tutorials...
any pointers from experienced programmers would be much appreciated...
Learning C will allow you to do anything you can possibly dream of doing, pretty much. Unfortunately, it'll take you a while to get there. I strongly recommend starting with a high-level language, and then slowly dig into the underlying lower-level concepts.