Jim Rapoza Picks the Top Web Technologies of All Time

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
By Jim Rapoza

Fifteen years ago, ViolaWWW, the precursor to the modern Web browser, was launched and the burgeoning Web revolution began to gain steam. In honor of that release, here is my list of the top Web technologies of all time.

Internet Explorer 3

The browser that won the first browser wars. While Microsoft tactics played a big part in crushing Netscape, IE 3 beat Navigator strictly on features, leading to still-ongoing market dominance for IE.

Jim Rapoza Picks the Top Web Technologies of All Time
Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr RapozaÔÇÖs current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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