The Legacy of the Netscape Browser - Frames of Mind

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2008-01-03 Email Print this article Print
The announcement that the Netscape Web browser's life was coming to an end brought few tears. This is mainly because very few people still use it. But while the browser itself is heading off into the sunset, it has left quite a legacy. Here are some of th
Frames in Web pages had their heyday in the late 1990s; since then, their use has dropped dramatically (which is mainly a good thing). Still, this Netscape technology lives on in many forms and is popular in portals and other business-oriented Web applica
The Legacy of the Netscape Browser - Frames of Mind
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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