Published: October 20, 2020
Offline browsing has been a kind of holy grail of web development. In the mid-90’s, it was a source of excitement, speculation, and soaring valuations.
Published: September 29, 2020
If you’ve been following along with my series on CSS Tricks, well now you can listen to all of that great history, narrated by Jeremy Keith.
Published: September 16, 2020
When two sisters hit the web with their new idea, it was unlike anything anyone had seen. That one site, ChickClick, inspired so many more and crafted a foundational network of the early web.
Published: September 1, 2020
When they opened their door to the public in the early 1990’s, Hot Hot Hot had over 320 hot sauce […]
This Month's Weblog
Published: August 27, 2020
The Complete History, by me If you haven’t seen it yet, the first three chapters of my ongoing series at […]
Published: August 18, 2020
The fan fiction community is tough. Resilient. Fandom — a catch-all term that includes fan fiction writers, readers, and participants […]
Published: August 5, 2020
Starting today, I will have an ongoing series at CSS-Tricks that we’re just calling Web History. It’s a chapter by […]
Published: July 29, 2020
This month, finding your own space on the web, exploring the magic and quirks and possibilities of CSS, and (re)discovering community.
Published: July 21, 2020
The comedy web series was one of the more interesting and influential adaptions of the web medium. It reversed the principles of traditional entertainment to create videos that were more approachable.
Published: July 7, 2020
From a browser engine that started as the lesser known option used in an obscure browser to one that would take hold over the entire browser market.
Published: June 16, 2020
The webmaster was once a coveted and important role on the web. One day, it disappeared. This is what happened.
Published: May 19, 2020
When I look at a story, sometimes I have to look past the history that has already been written to find the truth that was hiding behind it. This is one of those times.