• Berners-Lee first proposed his idea for a
worldwide network of computers sharing
information in 1989, while he was working at
the European Organization for Nuclear
Research (CERN) in Geneva,
Switzerland. According CERN’s the first
website, it was written on a NeXT computer ,
made by the company Steve Jobs founded
after his ouster from Apple back in 1985.
21. Hyperlinks were invented
The mouse was invented to click on hyperlinks
The URL (Uniform Resource Locater) was invented. This
allowed sites to be named.
22. Tim Berners Lee brought all of this
together to form the World Wide Web
25. • Very slow
• Did not handle loading pictures very well
• Modems were very slow
• Did not give an indication of the potential
of this medium
MOSAIC WEB BROWSER
26. WWW Evolution
• Tim Berners Lee in develops the World Wide
Web Consortium to develop standards for the
• Netscape is founded
28. The Internet exploded during this period.
The first commercial site was Amazon.com.
In 1994 the World Wide Web grew by an astounding
Amazon saw that online shopping was the wave of
30. Netscape was the standard until 1998
It folded and was taken over by AOL
Microsoft Internet Explorer snagged 96% of the browser market
IE has only recently been challenged by the excellent Mozilla browser