I published my first web page in the server of my university. It was at the end of August, 1996. It will be 25 years soon. I was about to turn 23, and I had taught myself HTML with Liz Castro’s excellent book “HTML for the World Wide Web”.
At some point in my explorations of the World Wide web I came across a dynamic web page. And by dynamic I mean an
alert() dialog box. The good old ones generated by Netscape 2 running on Windows 95.
It could not do much more than validating forms back then. That was the primary use of those
Usability has never been a strong characteristic of the developer community.