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Zack Bloom

Zack Bloom

December 25, 2017 7:37PM

The History of Stock Quotes

History Fun

In honor of all the fervor around Bitcoin, we thought it would be fun to revisit the role finance has had in the history of technology even before the Internet came around. This was adapted from a post which originally appeared on the Eager blog....

August 02, 2017 5:00AM

The Languages Which Almost Became CSS

Cloudflare Apps CSS History Developers Programming

The history of all the languages which almost became CSS and the development of the styled web. When Tim Berners-Lee announced HTML in 1991 there was no method of styling pages. How a given HTML tag was rendered was determined by the browser, often with significant input from the user’s preferences. To many, it seemed like a good idea to create a standard way for pages to ‘suggest’ how they might prefer to be rendered stylistically. This was adapted from a post which originally appeared on the Eager blog. Eager has now become the new Cloudflare Apps. In fact, it has been a constant source of delight for me over the past year to get to continually tell hordes (literally) of people who want to – strap yourselves in, here it comes – control what their documents look like in ways that would be trivial...