After watching Charlie Owen's talk "I'm just an Old Guard Dev in a New Guard world" at the webclerks community conference 2019, where she gave a run down of how websites where build over the course of the last 25 years and contrasted that with the what fanatastic possibilities web devs have nowadays, I realized I could as well give some review of the techniques that were used in the olden days.


Frontpage, Dreamweaver, Ulli Meybohms HTML-Editor phase 5

Round Corners

background images OpenRico,


no PNG, no SVG, alpha only in GIF, "Burn all GIFs"


Images, generating on the server, sIFR


jQuery, rendering partials on ther server