I think it is far more exciting that today is Friday the thirteenth than it is a day recognized as Programmers' Day by some. To me, the Wikipedia entry makes it sound like it is a day that'd be observed by people who think of themselves as l33t haxors: “Programmers' Day is an international professional day recognized in many technology companies and programming firms, that is celebrated on the 256th (hexadecimal 100th, or the 2^8^th) …”
The 256th day of the year ... *sigh* … Personally, I am particularly
0xC7 which is the first Z80
opcode I learned as a little kid.
0xC9 and, of course,
0x00 are the only opcodes I can still
describe without checking. Some achievement, huh?
I am just saying the
0365th day of the year would have made more
sense. Web developers can feel included by realizing that it is