On Tue, 22 Jun 2004 21:05:59 GMT, Brian Martin
I'm biased but I think Python is one of, if not the, best intros
to programming. The language is simple but powerful but even ,ore
important it has a huge amount of material for beginners and a
lively, friendly and most importantly, a tolerant user community.
There is even a dedicated mailing list for newbies.
And since you obviously have a Mac with Panther you already have
Try typing Python in a Terminal session, then mosey on over to
www.python.org and look under the newbies page for many tutorials
including mine (see .sig :-)
Oh yes, and there are Cocoa bindings for Python if you want to
get into MacOS programming, but more importantly Python is quite
a good foundation for moving to Objective C (Cocoa's native
Author of the Learn to Program website