Josh Cheek wrote in post #1026766:
>> Also, a supplementary question could be, is 19 too late to
>> begin programming?
>>
>>
> Absolutely not!

Google Josh Cheek.
Chris Pine's book was helpful, without it I doubt I could have even 
gotten started, but I 'finished' the book and still could do nothing. I 
have about four other courses claiming to teach Ruby to absolute 
beginners, and none of those were helping. After several weeks of 
feeling like I was beating my head against a wall, I just started Josh 
Cheek's Ruby Kickstart and it totally rocks.
Good luck.

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