Since the mid-1990s, web development has been considered as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. In the United States, alone, by 2005, there were more than 30,000 such companies. The growth of this industry is attributed to the desire of big companies to market their products and services to their customers using automatic business workflow. But after 1995, website development and hosting had gone down since an interested person can easily develop his own simple web site without cost. He has only to by use one of the many free website-builders available such as Google Sites. In fact, smaller web dev companies are now creating their own web design.
A popular example is that of the LAMP (an acronym given to mean Linux, Apache, MySQL and, PHP) stack which is usually offered free of charge.
Many people are motivated to set up new web-sites daily and this development contributed to the popularity of web Development . Another contributing factor is the increase of easy-to-use WYSIWYG web-dev software, specifically Adobe Dreamweaver, WebDev, and Microsoft Expression Studio. By utilizing this type of software; anybody can learn quickly to develop a very basic web page in a matter of minutes. However, one has still to know the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) or of programming languages to use such software. However, it is easy to learn and implement the basics with the help of files, technical books, internet tutorials, or face-to-face training.