O'Reilly Network: The Best of 2001

by Volker Weber

Editors' Picks: The Best of 2001 [Dec. 21, 2001]

Over the past 12 months, as technology's economic engine slowed to a crawl, we kept our ears to the track.

We wrote about the fall of Napster and the rise of its clones, the resurgence of Apple with Mac OS X, the continuing success of XML and Java, the expansion of 802.11b, and the contraction of Linux on the desktop.

These are just a few topics from the past that will shape the future. So in the spirit of year-end reflection and the notion that history is a great teacher, here's a look back at some of our favorite articles from 2001.


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