If you're completely new to programming, I would also recommend Codecademy, best descried as an online interactive classroom. It starts off holding your hand, and releases it slowly; ideal for beginners.
"Dive Into Python" Mark Pilgrim's Free online book, novice to pro, is updated constantly, and has been rewritten for Python3, see ... http://getpython3.com/diveintopython3/
(check appendix A for Py2-to-Py3 differences)
I am working creating a fully encapsulated, homogeneous singly linked data structure. The Listing class and SinglyLinkedList class that are part of the whole application compile fine, but the problem ...