schmistory 101 Humphrey Hasbrouck, 1835-1910
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Humphrey Hasbrouk, butler for well-known Canadian philanthropist, Pater Redrun, coined the term 'Web 2.0' 80 years before the earliest form of the Internet. A stickler about keeping his employer's home spotless, Humphrey was known to go from room to room exclaiming to the rest of the staff, "Sitting room: webs, three! Back hall: webs one! Foyer: webs, two! Oh!" The lesser staff members mocked him behind his back saying, "Look out! Here comes 'Web Two Oh!'"

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Webmonkey 2008 redesign

This was a pretty cool project, technologically. 'Twas a bear, though - months of late, late nights. We put mediawiki on top of a java platform, sitemesh, yui library, etc... In addition to being a bear to get all of these technologies (some of them fairly new) to work together, it turned out to be a big time suck for the editorial staff in terms of managing spam. So they turned it into a blog after about a year, but after I saw that conde had made the switch, I managed to grab some screenshots (for some sort of posterity) from the staging server, which hadn't been decommisioned yet...

some page screenshots

  • Code Library landing page (including footer)

    Code Library landing page
  • Tutorials landing page

    Tutorials landing page
  • Search Results page

    Search Results page
  • Search Results page with RSS menu open

    Search Results page with RSS menu open
  • Article page, nav flyout open

    Article page, nav flyout open
  • Search Results page, multiple flyouts open

    Search Results page, multiple flyouts open












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