dreamweaver is unbelievably easy to use. im in a class at school where we do site desgining and we had to do it all by hand scripting in simpletext than we switched to dreamweaver. wow. does all the coding for you
Yes, HTML editors are easy to use, but they don't produce good results across all platforms, browsers and resolutions. If you want it to look good for the most people, coding by hand is the only way, plus it isn't hard at all once you learn it.