In the mid 1990's the team at Netscape first created a feature that allowed browsers of the web to view the HTML that was sent by the webserver for the page you were currently browsing. I had never thought about "view source" (or it's older cousin "inspect") as a feature that someone had to come up with in a browser.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

A Mastodon instance for developers of all shapes, disciplines and skill levels. By us, for us.