25th Anniversary of the World Wide Web

This NeXT workstation was used by Tim Berners-Lee as the first Web server on the World Wide Web.A NeXT Computer and its object oriented development tools and libraries were used by Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau at CERN to develop the world’s first web server software, CERN HTTPd, and also used to write the first web browser, WorldWideWeb.

A little history about NeXT… NeXT was founded in 1985 by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs, after being forced out of Apple. In 1996 Apple Computer acquired NeXT (and Steve Jobs). The NeXTSTEP operating system was released in 1999 as Mac OS X Server 1.0. The basis for OS X and eventually, in turn, for iOS.

Source: http://www.webat25.org/

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