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The World Wide Web: 30 Years of Shaping Society

12.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today, exactly 30 years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee had a simple idea that would change the course of the digital world forever. It was, of course, the World Wide Web. In the past three decades there have been countless inventions that owe their success to the WWW. Without it, there would be no URLs and therefore no websites! And without this incredible, free online platform where people can create and drive innovation, we wouldn’t have half the cool stuff we base our lives around today. Without further ado, which society shaping concepts can we thank the WWW for? Google In…

Tech Round-Up: 5th November 2018

5.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

To kick off the first week of November with a bang, we’re looking at the headlines that made our heads spin this past week. Check out what’s been happening in the techosphere recently. Google employees take a stand This story…

World Wide Web Day

1.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you thought today was special just because it’s August, think again. Today is also World Wide Web Day. Yes, it’s time to celebrate all that is wired, wireless and wonderfully techie! Today is the official 29th birthday of the…

Happy Birthday World Wide Web!

5.8.2011 by Alice Cullen

Twenty years ago only a small group of scientists tucked away in a laboratory knew about the internet - today more than 2 billion people surf the world wide web on a regular basis. The first browsing service was made…

Internet Explorer 9 coming to a computer near you

18.8.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

Microsoft and its partner developers are gearing up for the release of the latest in their incarnation of web browser, Internet Explorer. This release, in the 15th year since IE 1, will be the 9th instalment of the much used…

Migrate sites the easier way

20.7.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

Currently on Microsoft Windows 2003? Running IIS 6? If so, methods of migrating to newer operating systems can include laborious reconfiguration of websites and migration of data. However, a little known tool from Microsoft does speed this process somewhat, zipping…

IIS Express

6.7.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

II'S Express' No - not a revival of the 80's British dance act but a new release from Microsoft .... IIS Express is a lightweight installable version of the popular web hosting platform Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, which can…

IIS Enhancements!

18.11.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Over at the Windows Server Divison Team WebLog, news that a couple of new addons for IIS have been released.  Take advantage of these new technologies and the latest Windows Server operating system and see your site soar up the…

2008 R2 Developer Training Course

11.11.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Developers looking to take advantage of the new features in R2 should be delighted to hear about a new training kit made available for download by MS. https://channel9.msdn.com/learn/courses/WindowsServer2008R2/ Written up as “Not your average R2!”, the following comments found here,…

Web Developer? Need Maps?

28.10.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Over at MS they're developing a whole load of web addons (as discussed in previous WebPI post). This particular little number might be useful for the wider community of developers who might not need such automated tools to configure their…