Evolution of Web Design 1990-2019
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Evolution of Web Design 1990-2019


the first website was published in 1990
comparing to today’s website it’s really impressive to see how far we have come
in this video we will travel back in time to see each step of web design
evolution in the past 30 years let’s check it out 1990 was when the world
first website was published there were nothing much except a few texts and
links also at the time the available public web browser wasn’t graphical but
text only called line mode browser so here is what was the website looked like 1992 was when the first image was posted
online and was edited with Photoshop before uploaded into the Internet in
1993 mosaic the world first public graphical browser was available this was
when the landing page design was introduced and the first one who did
this was MTV web site here was there a landing page in 1994 one of the world
most popular browser Netscape was launched Netscape introduced easy access
of the Internet to the public including graphical features like animated gif
image text formatting and table w3c was also founded this year to create common
standard for web development 1995 the use of table to format the HTML
structure was widely adopted javascript was also introduced this year
starting the era of interactive content 1996 to 1999 CSS1 was introduced and
adopted during this period before that all styles were coded inline into the
HTML so CSS is the first step to separate content and presentation and
has become the foundation of today’s web design and development rounded corner
image was very popular trend as border-radius was not available until ten
years later uses of table to format the content had become a standard and at
that time an imitation of 3d effect can be created using images like this javascript was mainly used to create
page effect like snow fall or fireworks flash was also a cutting-edge technology
to create website animation at that time in 2000 flash 5 and ActionScript 1 were
introduced this was the beginning of animated content and flash game also the first draft off css3
specification was published during this year 2001 SVG format was introduced this is
the first vector image format for the website it can be written in XML 2003 first version of WordPress was
created this year marked the beginning of dynamic content and blogging era
instead of static HTML page in 2004 use of CSS sprite was introduced by grouping
together smaller images into one and use background position to select which
image to show this helped reduce the number of HTML requests and size
allowing web designer to put more graphical content on a page in 2006 the first CSS preprocessor sass
was created this year extending CSS features and allowed web designer to
create more complex effect in 2007 CSS grid layout was introduced marked the
end of table and floating divs era in 2009 CSS flexbox was introduced allowing a
designer to create flexible layout without worrying about alignment and
spacing a minimal of design concept was also first introduced this year in 2010
the birth of responsive design instead of creating separate mobile site the
same content could be used in different layouts depending on the screen size
Google font was also launched this year in creating typographic concept to be
using web design 2011 with influence of window 8 Metro of
that design was very popular bootstrap CSS framework was also released this
year increasing web design and development speed dramatically in 2012
media query was introduced this year offering CSS ability to track the screen
size which is the core of responsive design parallax scrolling concept was
also introduced this year 2014 was a year of 3D. A stable and
complete version of WebGL was launched allowing 3d rendering with GPU power
using javascript additionally CSS 3D transform was
starting to become very popular this year – 2015 html5 became widely adopted
and in this year YouTube decided to draw a Flash Player and use html5 player
instead css3 animation and transition were introduced this year allowing fluid
and responsive buttons and menus 2016 this year was a rise of minimal
design lots of web designers tend to drop everything down to only basic
elements mobile first and thumb friendly design were also widely adopted this
year 2017 to present with the maturity of design tools we started to see lots of
various design techniques to impress us a symmetrical design, broken grid layout,
animated background using video or WebGL and that’s the past 30 years from just
text website to stunning real-time 3d rendering it’s exciting to wait and see
what’s coming in the next 10 or 20 years and that’s all for this video feel free
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