Initially Computers were big and very expensive, almost exclusively used in large industries or in the University, as instruments for research. Later, in the 1980s, smaller computers make their appearance for more personal use. First were IBM and Apple to market their computers, distinguishing for both technical characteristics and market segment, which set the two initial standards for programming platforms and for the development of softwares and applications. From small businesses to private offces, Personal Computers gradually entered our houses and become inseparable companions of our activities.
Soon after came the beginning of the so-
With the advent of the internet in the early '90s and its viral spread, the use of Personal Computer changes completely: "Today I am connected with the rest of the world."
The tools that hitherto have served the purpose of connecting individuals as well as companies, were gradually disappearing. For example, e-
At the same time, web portals allowed the proliferation of corporate communication through websites, advertising banners, online press releases and multimedia content gradually more and more reliable in order to communicate to the more and more demanding mass of Internet users.
Web1.0 era has begun.
Web 1.0 is an early stage of the WWW (World Wide Web) centered on a top-
The design elements of a Web 1.0 were characterized by:
Static pages instead of dynamic content generated by users.
The use of Framesets (technical term to describe a group of HTML coded pages which are directed media and web pages).
The use of tables to position and align elements on a page, often used in combination with "spacers" (GIF 1x1 pixel transparent images in GIF format.)
HTML extensions such as <blink> and <marquee> tag.
The presence of an online Guestbook.
GIF buttons (often animated), typically 88x31 pixels in size that promote links, other web pages and / or products.