A tutorial series teaching C++ for beginners with a games-based theme. A great way to learn programming for beginners!
Tutorial 0 wiki page: http://wiki.planetchili.net/index.php?title=Beginner_C%2B%2B_Game_Programming_Tutorial_0
Forum wiki page: http://wiki.planetchili.net/index.php?title=Planet_Chili_Forums
This video talks about what to expect in this series and how to setup the software needed to follow along.
End slate theme: Arpanauts by Eric Skiff
source by ChiliTomatoNoodle