History of the Internet

The World Wide Web

Beginning in 1980, Tim Berners-Lee, a researcher at CERN in Geneva, engineered a hypertext navigation system, and developed, with the help of Robert Cailliau, a software program calledEnquire for navigating it.

In late 1990, Tim Berners-Lee finished the protocol HTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), as well asHTML (HyperText Markup Language) for browsing networks by using hyperlinks. The World Wide Web was born.

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