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What technologies were used in developing web applications in the ’90s?

My answer to What technologies were used in developing web applications in the ’90s? on Quora

Perl. Lots of Perl. There was a site called Matt’s Script Archive which was full of terribly written Perl scripts for things like hit counters and form emailers and guest books. It was very popular.

Good lord... It still exists! http://www.scriptarchive.com/