Mozilla Firefox - The Most Popular Open Source Web Browser
This section provides a quick history of Mozilla Firefox, the most popular open source Web browser originally developed by Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross, and released in 2004.
Mozilla Firefox, the most popular open source Web browser, was originally developed by Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross.
Mozilla Firefox major versions and releasing dates:
- Mozilla Firefox 1 - November 9, 2004.
- Mozilla Firefox 2 - October 24, 2006.
- Mozilla Firefox 3 - June 17, 2008.
Some nice features of Mozilla Firefox 3.0:
Instant Web Site ID, Anti-Malware, Automated Update, Add-ons Manager, Download Manager,
Spell Checking, Session Restore, Search Suggestions, Tabs, etc.
Here is a picture of the original Mozilla Firefox 1.0
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2002 - .NET Framework Developed by Microsoft
1995 - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor Created by Rasmus Lerdorf
1995 - Java Language Developed by Sun Microsystems
►1991 - WWW (World Wide Web) Developed by Tim Berners-Lee
WWW and First Web Server
Tim Berners-Lee - Father of the Web
Mosaic - The Browser Popularized the Web
Netscape Navigator - The Most Popular Web Browser in 1990s
Internet Explorer - The Most Popular Web Browser since 1999
►Mozilla Firefox - The Most Popular Open Source Web Browser
1991 - Gopher Protocol Created by a University of Minnesota Team
1984 - X Window System Developed a MIT Team
1984 - Macintosh Developed by Apple Inc.
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1979 - The Tcsh (TENEX C Shell) Developed by Ken Greer
1978 - Bash (Bourne-Again Shell) Developed by Brian Fox
1978 - The C Shell Developed by Bill Joy
1977 - The Bourne Shell Developed by Stephen Bourne
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1976 - vi Text Editor Developed by Bill Joy
1974 - Internet by Vinton Cerf
1972 - C Language Developed by Dennis Ritchie
1971 - FTP Protocol Created by Abhay Bhushan
1970 - UNIX Operating System Developed by AT&T Bell Labs
1957 - FORTRAN Language Developed by IBM
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