The first web browser ever


WORLD'S FIRST WEB BROWSER
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What was the world's first web browser?

NCSA Mosaic was created by researchers at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications led by Marc Andreessen and released on April 22 1993.

NCSA Mosaic was the first popular browser, but it got it's roots from several predecessors.

WorldWideWeb was written by Tim Berners-Lee and was up and running on December 25 2000. WorldWideWeb is considered to be the world's first web browser. It was later renamed to Nexus in order to avoid confusion.

In 1991 Tim Berners-Lee and Jean-Francois rewrote WorldWideWeb into C and named it libwww.

Also in 1991  Nicola Pellow wrote Line-mode, a browser that worked on any device.

Erwise was written by a bunch of student at Helsinki University of Technology and released in April 1992, but was put on the shelf after they graduated.

In 1992 Pei Wei, a student at the University of California, created ViolaWWW, a very powerful browser for UNIX.

Midas was created in 1992 by Tony Johnson.

Samba, the first browser for the Macintosh was created by Robert Cailliau in 1992.

In October 1994 Netscape came out with a beta version of their browser, Mozilla 0.96b and on On December 15 Mozilla 1.0 was released becoming the world's first commercial browser.

Microsoft Internet Explorer was not released until August 23 1995 when it came packaged with Windows 95.

This list is far from complete as many niche and personal browser were created in the early 90's, but should give you a nice look back at the history of the browser.


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The first web browser ever

The first web browser ever

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