Programmers Day also known as 'International Programmers Day' is celebrated annually on the 256th day of the year, which falls on September 13th or on September 12th in leap year, The day aims to honor all the programmers across the world, for their contribution in making everyone's life easier to live. The day is celebrated on the 256th day of the year is that the date represents an eight-bit byte where the 256 decimal value equals to 2 to the power eight. The value 2^8 is the highest value in giving the decimal result as 256 less than the number of days in the year, where the binary value for the decimal 256 is 100000000.
|Date||September 13, 2022|
|Significance||Honors programmers and software developers all over the world|
|Observed by||World wide|
Programmers Day 2022: History
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Programmers Day 2022: Facts
- The first computer virus was created in 1986 in Pakistan by two brothers, Basit and Amjad Farooq Alvi, with the intention of preventing customers from copying the software that they used to store in their computer store.
- Mr. John Backus, an American computer scientist, created the first programming language, FORTRAN, in 1964.
- The first computer Bug was actual a real life bug, When Grace Hopper, an admiral in the US Navy, was working on a Mark II computer in 1947, she discovered that a moth had gotten stuck in the relay and had caused the device to malfunction. She journaled about the incident later.