how to start learning computer programming?
Hello, guys how are you doing? i am new to this website and i have a queation but i think it sounds crazy. let me tell you about me first; i am a network administrator in a clinic. in this clinic they have software such as VB6, .NET and Web Applications they bought it from software company. a programmer from the software company came and showed me how to administrate the database in the clinic. their database is SQL server 2000 and 2005. and i am familiar with SQL server ( backup, import&export, how to execute queries using analizer, IIS6, .NET frame work 2.0.... and thier software applications. right now, i am interested with programming. but it very hard for me how to begin with. so, my question is
1. how and where to begin to learn programming language and how long does it take to understand the language. it there any easy way to start leaning or any free website for beginners? please guys i need your help