Over the past few decades there had been significant changes in the web development space. In this article we have made an attempt to outline the events that had made the biggest impact on web development since 1997:
Invention of Ajax (1999)
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Gmail released (2004)
YouTube launched (Feb 2005)
YouTube launched and it spearheaded the use of video as a core content of the web.
Ruby on Rails released by DHH (Dec 2005)
The web framework that allowed people to use HTTP as the way spec was designed but the idea didn’t gel properly with programmers.
jQuery created by John Resig (Aug 2006)
iPhone (1st Gen) launched (June 2007)
Apple launched iPhone and era began wherein developers were pushed to think about the things they build.
App Store released by Apple (June 2008)
Apple released App Store and let third parties create native apps and submit them at the store.
CoffeeScript launched (Dec 2009)
BackboneJS released (Oct 2010)
HTML5 released (Oct 2014)
HTML5 changed the face of modern web applications and along with CSS enabled to fulfill the expectations from modern web applications.
ES6 Standardized (June 2015)
We could not cover each and every milestone, yet tried to include the significant ones. For your web development needs, contact a web development specialist agency that is conversant with the latest technologies so that you have a very trendy, feature-rich and highly functional business website.