Software comes and software goes. Most that fall into the latter category deserve their fate, because either they weren't very good or they were superseded by a better option. Though such also-rans are soon forgotten, some defunct software still holds our affections, whether because nothing as good has come along or because it was our "first love" in a category. Software may seem a funny thing to be sentimental about, but when you use a tool every day, you can grow quite fond of it. We ransacked
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There's a place, one would think, for an easy-to-learn basic Web site creator. But in an era dominated by Adobe Flash and Dreamweaver, such a program is hard to find. GoLive, which debuted for the Mac in 1996, has been called "the only advanced Web site creator that non-gear-heads could understand." Users assembled Web sites by dragging and dropping elements in a WYSIWYG environment. Adobe purchased GoLive Cyberstudio in 1999, renamed it Adobe GoLive, and released a Windows version. But once it acquired Macromedia and the more capable Dreamweaver, it no longer had room for CyberStudio.