Published: October 5, 2021
The mid-2000’s were often referred to as the era of Web 2.0. That may have been an overused term, but it undeniably changed the way designers and developers approached their practice through patterns.
Published: August 17, 2021
You might be surprised by what options you have. Already, in the late-90’s, travel was abuzz on the web. And the competition was fierce.
Published: August 3, 2021
There are plenty who make the case that the web makes us lonely. But sometimes, the opposite is true.
Published: July 21, 2021
In 1995, it would be hard to believe that you could win a million dollars from surfing the web. Then, AOL made it possible.
Published: May 18, 2021
You can link to anything on the web. That’s a strength. And yet the right to link has been dragged into court on a regular basis for decades. Why is that?
Published: May 4, 2021
If you’re a developer today, you likely take advantage of built in tools for web debugging every day. They came from the smallest places, and it took years to get them where they are today.
Published: March 16, 2021
Content Management Systems — software that helps people author and publish websites — likely dates back farther than you think. The problem is, it wasn’t quite called that yet.
Published: February 2, 2021
People thought a magazine about the web would never work. People thought a magazine about the web on the web would never work. They both did.
Published: January 5, 2021
There are the browsers that everyone’s heard of. And then there are some that, for whatever reason, faded away. These are the latter.
Published: December 1, 2020
The word homepage came into popular use in the mid to late 90’s, but it’s origin dates back to the web’s beginning.
Published: November 24, 2020
Chapter 5 of my series is out now, so make sure to get caught up! Plus, the weird web of the past and the independent web of the future.
Published: November 17, 2020
The World Wide Web Foundation began as a way to bring the web to everyone. In these trying times, it is needed more than ever.