Windows 10: 25 Years: How the Web began
Well the Internet was invented by the US. It was a DARPA (defense advance research project agency) project - ARPANET.
the original Web was dumb terminal menus to select documents across the internet with hypertext markup language invented by TBL and company at CERN. It didn't take off big until the first graphical browser, Mosaic, which was also of US origin - NCSA in Illinois. Netscape, which evolved into Firefox, was a derivative of Mosaic.
I remember when TBL, early on, gave a talk about www. We discussed it, weren't confident it would take off! But you know it wasn't just www and hypertext that enabled it, it was evolving GUI interfaces an many other things from around the globe.
so netscape is now firefox???.... wow that browser sure made a 500% improvement. hated netscape more than internet explorer but have used firefox and it really isn't all that bad of a browser. much better than internet explorer or chrome
Yes, Netscape released its code to Mozilla, which started the work towards Firefox. Of course Firefox rewrote Netscape with gecko and Firefox only has that tenuous root in Netscape.
I remember netscape. I also remember having a modem that was only 4600bps. Before we discovered cable the only way to get online where I lived was 56k dial up modem. life in those days was slow and I was just a young boy.
Our virtual home the Ten Forums celebrates its second anniversary today, October 8th 2015. Happy Birthday Ten Forums :)
In these first two years we have already got over 27,000 members who have produced over 300,000 posts in over 20,000 threads....
Hello, I'm new here, so I'm sorry if I'm posting this in the wrong place. Just a warning, I really don't know too much about computers. I'm posting this because my parents really don't know how to get around a computer at all.
Okay with that...
Hi... hope this is proper place for my (in future) questions:
I've 2 laptops; Toshiba came with Win8... not upgraded to Win8.1; then a Samsung, came with Win 8, upgraded to Win8.1. Neither came with Restore DVDs nor any way to burn them.
... ok... its actually 30 years ago yesterday but tis still cool!!