Browsers at the Crossroads
PC Magazine, October 26, 1996
This review of browsers puts Netscape Navigator on top for web users, but Internet Explorer wins for web developers. This set of articles covers end-user features, next browser generation, webmaster features, developers platforms, performance tests, collaboration tools, and mail and news.
How Latest Browsers Really Differ
Web Week, October 23, 1996
by Ellis Booker
This article uses data derived from Netscape's and Microsoft's own information. It says that the important differences fall into six areas: Platforms supported, component software, scripting languages, security, HTML tags and collaborative tools.
Browser Wars:Why Microsoft Will Whip Netscape -- Internet Explorer is poised to take a big bite out of Navigator's browser market share
NetGuide, November 01, 1996, Issue 311
by Scott Bourne
Bourne says the issue isn't about which browser is better, but about who will win: Microsoft. Featurewise, IE is better. More early Web adopters use Netscape Navigator, because they started with it, but they are beginning to view Netscape as being as arrogant and hard to deal with as Microsoft.
RTOS vendors stage their own Web fight
EETimes, September 30, 1996, Issue: 921
by Bernard Cole
Leaving Microsoft Corp. and Netscape Communications Corp. to battle
it out for dominance of the end-user market, companies such as Spyglass
Inc. which provides the commercial version of the original Mosaic browser, are as omnipresent in the embedded world as the other two hope to be on the desktop.