The do-it-yourself Web emerges

After going through the process a few times, he hit upon a business idea: Calbucci started building software that will let people create Web sites themselves without digging through the dirty details of HTML.

“I always felt that what I wanted to do for (family members) was not that different from what everyone else needed, and that there has to be a better solution,” he said.

Enter the do-it-yourself Web. A growing number of start-ups, like Calbucci’s Sampa, are trying to bring Web application creation to the masses, letting mere mortals share spreadsheets online or “mash up” information from different Web sites.

Read this article from News.com and view screenshots from C|Net

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