Learn to program with python

Someone asked me the other day where they should start if they wanted to learn how to program. I said “learn python”, followed by “or, maybe learn some HTML first”. They then asked me where to start. This, I was not actually so sure about, so I did some research. The result is a simple set of pointers to some web pages, videos and books that I can recommend:

I made an effort to write this targeted at an absolute beginner who has English as a second language. I hope it is useful for someone else too.