The Web (Browser) We Forgot

A session at O'Reilly Fluent Conference 2015

The line-mode browser is an often forgotten footnote in the history of the World Wide Web. Learn its story and experience it via a recently-created simulator. It may just teach you a thing or two about modern web development practices.

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Kimberly Blessing

Web Development Director at Think Brownstone

Kimberly Blessing is the Director of Web Development and Technology
Consulting at Think Brownstone, an experience design firm in Philadelphia. In her 20-year career on the Web, Kimberly has evangelized design, code, and accessibility best practices while holding senior engineering and management roles at Comcast, PayPal, and AOL. She has served on the W3C HTML and CSS Working Groups and was a member and co-lead of the Web Standards Project. A graduate of and occasional teacher in the Bryn Mawr College computer science department, Kimberly is also a passionate advocate for increasing the number of women in computing.

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Date Wed 22nd April 2015

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  • Adapting to Web Standards

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