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Evolution of the Web: An Interactive Timeline

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Quite a bit has changed from over the last two decades of web development. This highly interactive timeline charts the introduction of new technologies and browser versions with additional information on each.

Simply mouse over the timeline to see individual technologies and browsers and how they are interconnected. Click on a technology to read more about it or a browser to review screenshots of its evolution. Thanks Kip!

Evolution of the Web

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 07/12/12

Comments (3)

  1. Dorothy

    Don’t even bother clicking the link!

  2. Mike

    Timeline of my experience with this link.

    click – attempt to follow the ridiculous “highly interactive timeline chart” – become annoyed – close window

    Maybe should come with a super nerds only warning?

  3. spike

    Cool! I must be a super-nerd :-) (thanks Mike!)
    I had forgotten that http was the same age as me :-)
    Very interesting to see how rapidly it all has developed!

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