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Microsoft also targeted other Netscape products with free workalikes, such as the Internet Information Server (IIS), a web server which was bundled with Windows NT. Meanwhile, Netscape faced increasing criticism for the bugs in its products; critics claimed that the company suffered from 'featuritis' – putting a higher priority on adding new features than on making them work properly.
The first meeting between Clark and Andreessen was never truly about a software or service like Netscape, but more about a product that was similar to Nintendo.Within four months of its release, it had already taken three-quarters of the browser market.to avoid trademark ownership problems with NCSA, where the initial Netscape employees had previously created the NCSA Mosaic web browser.Netscape's web browser was once dominant in terms of usage share but lost most of that share to Internet Explorer during the so-called first browser war.The usage share of Netscape had fallen from over ninety percent in the mid-1990s Netscape is credited with creating Java Script, the most widely used language for client-side scripting of web pages, as well as developing the Secure Sockets Layer Protocol (SSL) for securing online communication that was used all future Netscape releases were based on this rewritten code.Microsoft quickly released several successive versions of Internet Explorer, bundling them with Windows, never charging for them, financing their development and marketing with revenues from other areas of the company.
This period of time became known as the browser wars, in which Netscape Communicator and Internet Explorer added many new features and went through many version numbers (not always in a logical fashion) in attempts to outdo each other.
On August 9, 1995, Netscape made an extremely successful IPO.
The stock was set to be offered at US$14 per share, but a last-minute decision doubled the initial offering to US$28 per share.
January 1998 was also the month that Netscape started the open source Mozilla project.
Netscape publicly released the source code of Netscape Communicator 4.0 in the hopes that it would become a popular open source project.
Netscape Communications, formerly known as Netscape Communications Corporation and commonly known as Netscape, is an American computer services company best known for Netscape Navigator, its web browser.