Published: January 1, 2005
On the early web, some content pioneers experimented with interactive, community-fed, literate smut.
The history of JSON is the history of the people that created it, and what they set out to do with the software they wrote.
Published: June 3, 2004
It was 2004, and Ian Hickson had just got out of a W3C workshop organized by Adobe. The topic was how […]
Published: February 9, 2004
One of the web’s most influential browsers has roots that date back to its earliest days, and an evolution that has transformed it several times over.
Published: February 4, 2004
I could have titled this “A Tale of Two Acquisitions,” but I already used that one. Still, we’re going to […]
Published: January 1, 2004
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: May 23, 2003
I’d really recommend reading a thread on Eric Meyer’s blog from early 2007. In it, he poses a pretty simple […]
Published: May 1, 2003
The web’s history is filled to the brim with stops and starts and wrong turns. It is a technology that […]
Published: April 1, 2003
It was January of 2003, and 19 year old blogger and amateur programmer Matt Mullenweg was distraught. In a post […]
Published: March 14, 2003
Accessibility is one of the foundational principles of the World Wide Web. Fighting to preserve that principle are the creators behind the most powerful tools, some of which still exist today.
Published: August 2, 2002
The web has a long and storied history with text, typography and fonts. Most content on the web is text. And at […]
Published: October 24, 2001
Archiving the web is an important mission and the resources it requires is immense. It is thanks to a select few that it gets done at all.