Wonder what were the browsers before the firefox and explorer came in? Mosaic is credited to be the first browser which popularized the world-wide-web. Mosaic is said to have led the internet boom in 1990’s.

Mosaic was invented in NCSA by Marc Andreessen in 1993. Fifteen years after its introduction, the most popular contemporary browsers,Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, retain many of the characteristics of the original Mosaic graphical user interface (GUI) and interactive experience.

Its clean, easily understood user interface, reliability, Windows port and simple installation all contributed to making it the application that opened up the Web to the general public.

It was the first browser to show pages having images in line with text (images opened in new windows before that).

However, the popularity of Mosaic declined after the introduction of Netscape Navigator (incidentally from Andreessen himself).


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