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PUBLIC MARKS from kasi77 with tags web & microsoft

August 2009

Web retro: The first stumbling steps of back in 1994-1998 | Royal Pingdom

This is what Microsoft’s homepage looked back in 1994 when it was first launched, and its evolution during the following years.

February 2009

Le jour où le Web refusa le navigateur Internet Explorer 6

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Mon titre est un peu accrocheur et inexact mais il témoigne d’un mouvement d’origine norvégienne de ras-le-bol généralisé vis-à-vis d’Internet Explorer 6, le navigateur de Microsoft véritable cauchemar vivant de tout webmaster un tant soit peu respectueux des standards.

September 2008

Royal Pingdom » The Web back in 1996-1997

To give you some perspective, in 1996… * didn’t exist yet. * In January 1996 there were only 100,000 websites, compared to more than 160 million in 2008. * The web browser of choice was Netscape Navigator, followed by Microsoft Internet Explorer as a distant second (Microsoft launched IE 3 in 1996). * Most people used dial-up Internet connections with mighty speeds ranging from 28.8Kbps to 34.4Kbps. Highly modern 56Kbps modems would arrive in 1997. * People had only recently started to switch from 640×480 to 800×600 screen resolutions.

July 2008

Microsoft warns Web site owners to prep for IE 8

Although Beta 2 of Internet Explorer (IE) 8 isn’t due out until some time in August, Microsoft is cautioning Web site owners now that they need to be prepping now for possible problems the new, more standards-compliant browser may cause. As part of this week’s IE June Security Update for IE8 Beta 1, Microsoft introduced a new tag, “IE EmulateIE7″ — which it is counting on to head off some of the incompatibilities the company is anticipating could occur, based on feedback it received from IE 8 Beta 1 testers. Bon courage à tous les développeurs web !