August 26, 2018 by Rowin Dreef News 0

Rowin’s website 20th anniversary

Today, August 26, 2018, is a special day! Today, it has been 20 years since my first website launched Back in the 90s, I was a student at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The internet was still slow in the 90s, but the university had fast online access. The circumstances were ideal to create a simple website. Creating the first website: pen and paper I started creating my first website in Spain, not in Nijmegen. During my summer holidays in Platja d’Aro, I read the book “Basiscursus HTML”. Based on the book, I wrote the code for my first website. By hand, using pen and paper! Back at university, I turned my handwriting into my first HTML code. “Rowin’s homepage” – that’s how I baptised my first website – was born. From blog to photography My first website contained some general information about my life. It must have been one of the world’s first blogs!┬áIn 2004, it got the name Ardeon.nl, which became quite a popular blog. When I took the first steps into photography, I maintained two websites. In 2017, I decided to close the blog and to rebrand Rowin Photography into Rowin Dreef. The website rowindreef.nl has […]

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