The WWW turns 25


As I’m making the transition from a desktop application developer to that of web
application developer, I’m discovering many fascinating web-related bits of trivia. For example, I discovered this morning that the world’s first web page went online 25 years ago yesterday.

To put that in perspective, many of my co-workers aren’t yet 25.

Here is a short article regarding the publication of the first page on Tim Berners-Lee’s first web page.

Spam dates back to… 1864?


I was recently asked to determine why one of our mail domain users was receiving hundreds of bounced messages in their inbox.  As it turns out, their address is being spoofed by a spammer.  Long story short, we needed to implement an SPF record in our DNS settings.  But that’s not what I found interesting.

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