The folks over at codecademy.com have created a nice way for those interested in getting their feet wet. It is one of the least intimidating introductions to coding I have ever seen. The first thing you are asked is to enter your name. With this simple task you have started coding. It takes many of the common programming concepts and presents them in a very simple and easy to understand way.
If you are reading this article and already know how to code, there is still a place for you on this site. They are currently looking for people to write additional courses. Why not share your knowledge with others and help grow the community of coders?