code writining tutorials

can anyone point me in the right direction to learn how to write code for the arduino? i havent any clue.

http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Main/GeneralCodeLibrary

Arduino Tutorial

i’ve found this to be a most excellent introductory guide to writing basic code (found it on the playground pages)

The adafruit arduino tutorials are also pretty good:

http://www.ladyada.net/learn/arduino/lesson0.html