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Topic # 245561 10-Feb-2019 19:50
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Marvel have gone all out with the website for the new Capt Marvel movie

Check it out here for some good 90s web design lol

https://www.marvel.com/captainmarvel

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  Reply # 2176070 10-Feb-2019 19:59
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I do miss a good page counter lol


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  Reply # 2176075 10-Feb-2019 20:09
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Ahh the days where animated gifs were EVERYWHERE. LOL




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  Reply # 2176174 11-Feb-2019 09:47
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clinty: I do miss a good page counter lol



That page counter doesn't seem to be working. Tried reloading the page a few times, and also tried clearing browser data. But couldn't get it to count up.





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  Reply # 2176294 11-Feb-2019 12:28
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That probably isnt a page counter - it looks more like the issue and date when Captain Marvel first appeared.





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  Reply # 2176301 11-Feb-2019 12:40
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Very good.  I like the broken jpeg 


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  Reply # 2176459 11-Feb-2019 14:09
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So good, hit me right in the nostalgia. They need to slow the loading time down for the true authentic experience though.

 

Time to get back to browsing for counter-strike mods, Starcraft cheats, and cd cracks for other games I rented/borrowed...

 

 

 

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  Reply # 2176513 11-Feb-2019 15:16
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I'm going to have to try it on some old browsers to see how authentic it is ;)



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  Reply # 2176547 11-Feb-2019 15:48
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Behodar: I'm going to have to try it on some old browsers to see how authentic it is ;)


According to a tweet from the developers they used Frontpage!

Can't get more genuine than that lol

https://mobile.twitter.com/loriabys/status/1094032684630925312

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  Reply # 2176553 11-Feb-2019 15:55
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clinty:
Behodar: I'm going to have to try it on some old browsers to see how authentic it is ;)


According to a tweet from the developers they used Frontpage!

Can't get more genuine than that lol

https://mobile.twitter.com/loriabys/status/1094032684630925312

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I would doubt it, as it is using divs, and the coding behind it looks quite modern. Old websites were built using table, and frontpage inserted a lot of rubbish code. 


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  Reply # 2176639 11-Feb-2019 17:04
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Just tried it on my Acorn machine and it loads to a blank screen. Indeed, a View Source shows some JavaScript and not much else.


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  Reply # 2176648 11-Feb-2019 17:19
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mattwnz:

 

 

 

I would doubt it, as it is using divs, and the coding behind it looks quite modern. Old websites were built using table, and frontpage inserted a lot of rubbish code. 

 

 

This..... There is very little visible hard coded HTML, its all hidden off the main page somewhere.....

 

while they may have use Front page to spec something up, its certainly not what is generating the production code.... (That I can see)




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  Reply # 2176701 11-Feb-2019 18:42
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mattwnz:

clinty:
Behodar: I'm going to have to try it on some old browsers to see how authentic it is ;)


According to a tweet from the developers they used Frontpage!

Can't get more genuine than that lol

https://mobile.twitter.com/loriabys/status/1094032684630925312

Clint


 


I would doubt it, as it is using divs, and the coding behind it looks quite modern. Old websites were built using table, and frontpage inserted a lot of rubbish code. 



I didn't say I believed him lol

I lasted about two pages with Frontpage till I looked at the source code and said no way am I putting my name on that pile of ****

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  Reply # 2176924 12-Feb-2019 09:25
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Behodar:

 

Just tried it on my Acorn machine and it loads to a blank screen. Indeed, a View Source shows some JavaScript and not much else.

 

 

Love the dedication to testing! What vintage and what browser were you using?

 

 

 

As others have said, there is way too much modern stuff going on, section html tags, CSS flexboxes etc.

 

Compare the source to this: https://web.archive.org/web/19961119065302/http://imdb.com/

 

Notice the lack of CSS. Much, much simpler times....


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  Reply # 2177183 12-Feb-2019 14:34
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ShinyChrome:

 

Behodar:

 

Just tried it on my Acorn machine and it loads to a blank screen. Indeed, a View Source shows some JavaScript and not much else.

 

 

Love the dedication to testing! What vintage and what browser were you using?

 

I must confess, I told a bit of a lie. Not technically an Acorn machine, but rather a Raspberry Pi running Risc OS (version 5.24). Browser is NetSurf.

 

With that said, I'm sure that true Acorn-era hardware would give the same result.


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  Reply # 2177186 12-Feb-2019 14:53
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Not sure how that'll make anyone wanna see a new Marvel movie. I'll admit my personal bias however, I refuse to watch any comic book adapted movies again.


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