There is a lot of conversation about learning to code these days. It is certainly a positive trend and there are more resources available to learn how to program than at any time in the past. There are thousands of books, web tutorials, and schools like Codecademy and CodeLesson. Initiatives…
What Mark said. Nonetheless, give it a try. You may be surprised what you can learn to do for yourself without having to interrupt your technical resources.
At very least, understand the basics of HTML. You’ll need that to blog with proficiency.
On the beyond surface stuff, I’ve had good luck with tryruby.org and codeschool.com.