The Old Frontier
In the late 90s the fusionary.com website was built and
rendered using Userland’s Frontier.
[This post from Brent
is a fascinating look back at what was happening during those heady times. I
loved Frontier and still miss using it.
Here’s what I wrote about it
back in 1999.
Managing our web site with Frontier allows us to experiment with the look and
feel of the entire site at the same time. Simply change a template and
presto! – a whole new site appears. Add a macro or two and pages can be
created based on a nearly unlimited set of criteria. It lets us implement
design changes and add content without worrying about the gory details of the
In addition to site management, our popular “Talking Server” is implemented
using Frontier’s scripting and CGI capabilities. We also use it to manage
server log files and to maintain WebStar’s realms and user information.
Ah, the good old days.