Croft: Web design only needs a text editor, such as Notepad (or Vim or jEdit or ...), because HTML is a textual language. There are many of them, and you can figure out how to use a search engine.
Also useful may be an image editor -- The GIMP is one option there.
Learn HTML and learn CSS. You could also buy some big expensive program, but if you don't learn HTML and CSS, it will just be a pigpen in which you wallow in incompetence. And once you learn HTML and CSS, they aren't particularly useful.
no time to write html?
If I were your instructor I'd automatically fail any work turned in that's obviously (and believe me, it's almost always obvious) created using a generator or wysiwyg editor.
LEARN the language, don't hide your ignorance behind a button.
Consider that you need to buy a Vodahost account to use Bluevoda's publish and ftp functions. Threre is no commands save or open pure html files. When you preview your page in browser Bluevoda produces html pages to folder c:\documents and settings\windows username\local settings\temp\preview