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Ten things you didn't know about programming


Youth of today: Over 2,000 kids attended Microsoft's WeSpeakCode event, where they were introduced to coding. — Microsoft

Youth of today: Over 2,000 kids attended Microsoft's WeSpeakCode event, where they were introduced to coding. — Microsoft


We are giving a shout out to the architects of today’s digital world on Programmers’ Day, which is typically celebrated on 13 Sept, the 256th day of the year. The number 256 was chosen because it is the number of distinct values that can be represented with an eight-bit byte.
As we celebrate the positive changes that programmers make to improve our everyday lives, here are 10 things you might not have known about programming or coding, and how it might benefit you to pick it up.

   

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