This page is a straight chronology of web development history. Almost every post published on WDH is focused on a specific year, so you can read through them year-by-year if you wish.
There is also a topical index, if you prefer that approach.
- PHP Quietly Launches as a CGI Scripts Toolset
- Apache and Microsoft IIS Shake Up the Web Server Market
- MySQL Arrives, Completing the LAMP Stack
- Netscape Lays the Groundwork For Web Applications
- Microsoft Activates the Internet With ActiveX & JScript
- Flash and CSS Bring Design to the Web
- The Year of DHTML
- Netscape Crossware vs the Windows Web