How to combine quickly and my python program?

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http://askubuntu.com – Firstly, I'm not sure if I'm allowed to ask this question. I'll delete it if it's not welcome. I'm after some guidance on how to start programming. Perhaps I need to start somewhere else, but I'm interested in learning to code, however I've not taken a single course in computer science in my life. I've read tutorials but I prefer to start writing programs and ask how to do things when I get stuck. I've written a program in python today and it works very well, and I've written a few things in python now, but only simple programs like the one I wrote today http://paste.ubuntu.com/1147685/ which (HowTos)