In terms of “Web design,” the notion, much less the phrase, didn’t really exist.It's fun to jump back and forth from old Microsoft to the modern Microsoft and realize how far we've come in 20 years. You can also browse Microsoft's website on December 1998; the archive allows you to explore Microsoft's website from all the way back in 1996 up to today.
“There wasn’t much for authoring tools,” Ingalls says. “There was this thing called HTML that almost nobody knew.” Information that was submitted for the new Microsoft.com website often came to Ingalls via 3-1/2-inch floppy disks.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
From Microsoft's blog, The Fire Hose: