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 28th) …”
The 256th day of the year … *sigh* … Personally, I am particularly fond of
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