The New Boston is a great starting point for beginners. There are tutorials on a number of different programming languages, as well as non programming content.
Tutorials are given in episodic videos, typically working towards a completed project. This format keeps the pupil both interested and motivated.
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Pro Suitable for beginners
No assumptions are made about prior knowledge, meaning anyone can start watching and pick up the basics of the language fairly quickly.
Pro Video tutorials
Tutorials are presented as videos, making them easy to follow / see what's going on at each step. Many people find this format less daunting and easier to take in than traditional text based tutorials.
Pro Setup instructions included
The first video explains how to set up everything you need to get started on your machine. A lot of tutorials tell you about the language but leave you in the dark on how to get it up and running, creating a stumbling block before the first post.