Future Events

  • 2026-04: End of support for MySQL release 8.0 
  • 2024-11: End of support for PHP 8.1
  • 2023-11-26: End of support for PHP 8.0

2021-2025

  • 2021-04-12: Microsoft aquires Nuance Communications (speech recognition) for $19.7 billion.
  • 2021-01-14: Alphabet acquires FitBit (wearable technologies) for $2.1 billion.

2016-2020

  • 2020-11-26: PHP 8.0 was released. 
  • 2020-02-24: CodeIgniter (Web Framework) 4 was released.
  • 2020-09-08: Laravel 8 was released. 
  • 2018-10-26: Microsoft aquires GitHub (collaborative software versioning control) for $7.5 billion. 
  • 2018-04-19: MySQL 8.0 was released. 
  • 2016-12-08: Microsoft aquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.
  • 2016: Elementor (website builder for WordPress) was founded. 

2011-2015

  • 2015-10-02: Alphabet Inc. was established as Google restructuring.
  • 2015-04-29: Visual Studio Code initial release by Microsoft. 
  • 2014-08-28: PHP 5.6 released.
  • 2014-02-26: Atom (source code editor) released.
  • 2014-02: Vue.js (JavaScript Framwork) initial release.
  • 2014-01-13: Google acquires Nest Labs (home automation) for $3.2 billion.
  • 2013-09-02: Microsoft acquires Nokia for $7.2 billion. 
  • 2013-06-11: Google acquires Waze (GPS Navigation software) for $966 million.
  • 2012-04: Facebook aquires Instagram for $1 billion
  • 2011-06-09: Laravel (PHP Framework) was released as beta. 
  • 2011-08-19: Bootstrap was released.
  • 2011-08-15: Google aquires Motorola Mobility (mobile manufacturer) for $12.5 billion.
  • 2011-05-10: Microsoft aquires Skype (online communications) for $8.5 billion.
  • 2011-04-21: Zoom (video conferencing) founded.

2006-2010

  • 2010-10-06: Instagram was released. 
  • 2009-11-09: Adobe Fonts was released as Typekit.
  • 2009-05-27: Node.js (JavaScript runtime environment) initial release.
  • 2009-01: WhatsApp was released. 
  • 2008-09-23: Android (mobile OS) was released. 
  • 2008-03-31: Magento (eCommerce platform) first release (as Varien). 
  • 2008-02-08: GitHub was founded as Logical Awesome LLC.
  • 2008-01-22: HTML5 (Markup Language) initial release.
  • 2007-06-29: Apple released iOS (mobile OS). 
  • 2007-04-13: Google acquires DoubleClick (Online Advertising) for $3.1 billion.
  • 2006-10-06: Google aquires YouTube for $1.65 billion.
  • 2006-03-21: Twitter was founded.
  • 2006-02-28: The first public version of CodeIgniter was released by Ellislab.
  • 2006: Wix.com was founded.

2001-2005

  • 2005-10-22: Symfony (PHP Framework) was released. 
  • 2005-02-14: YouTube was founded. 
  • 2004-02-04: Facebook was founded
  • 2003-05-27: WordPress initial release.
  • 2003-05-05: LinkedIn was founded.
  • 2002-09-04: XAMPP (web server solutions) released. 

20th Century

  • 1998-09-04: Google was founded. 
  • 1995-12-04: JavaScript (programming language) was released.
  • 1995-06-08: PHP 1.0 was released as Personal Home Page Tools. 
  • 1995-05-23: MySQL initial release. 
  • 1976-04-01: Apple was founded. 
  • 1975-04-04: Microsoft was founded.