Evolution of the Web

In: Interactive Internet/tech

23 Jul 2012

A beautifully executed timeline of the history of the web. But really, why does anyone care when different kinds of html were included in each browser? Does anyone actually find this kind of internet navel gazing to be interesting?


7 Responses to Evolution of the Web


Timothy Hill

July 23rd, 2012 at 1:47 pm

I do ! 🙂



July 24th, 2012 at 7:29 am

For a web developer this is genuinely useful



July 24th, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Ouch! I’m sure whatever you do day in and day out for your job would put many people to sleep too.


Advertising and Marketing Agency

July 26th, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Wonderful timeline. Very good piece of visual information – thanks for sharing.


Dave K

July 27th, 2012 at 12:33 am

Very nice. It’s amazing to see how few people were using the internet when I first started compared to the present. IE was just a babe.

One small nit, though. In the growth section, they entered 20,000 PD/mo. rather than 20,000 PB/mo.



July 30th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Hmmm. Pardon the ignorance, but what does the Y-axis represent? It’s very pretty seeing all those colorful lines weaving their way up and down but surely it has a meaning?



August 7th, 2012 at 11:56 am

Tom, if you roll over the lines, the meaning of he Y axis will become apparent. The path of the color bands is determined by the intersection points of their initial releases for each browser.

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