Kerry Stevenson wrote:
> I am wondering if there is a Ruby resource (book, web pages, whatever)
> that would be suitable to teach a child who has never programmed
> anything before.  The pickaxe book, while a terrific resource, seems to
> assume at least some basic knowledge of programming and language
> syntax.

You know, to be honest with you, I would start them off with something
more like PHP.  It seems like younger kids like to do stuff with web
pages, and it might be fun.