The Windmill Testing Framework was written by the Open Source Applications Foundation (of Chandler and Dreaming in Code fame) is simply awesome. Not only was the project easy to install and fairly easy to start working with, not only were the people on the IRC channel really helpful, but, after I wrote my tests in Firefox on Linux, I switched to Internet Explorer on Windows and ran them all...without changing a thing.
Actually -- that's not exactly true -- I had to adjust the waitForPageLoad timeouts upwards to account for my currently-slow Internet connection and some caching issues inside my code. But besides that, I was stunned by how easy it was to switch browsers (which is the whole point of automated testing, anyway).
One note: when you install Windmill, ez_setup might complain about a syntax error. This is probably fixed by now, but the IRC channel people advised me that it could be safely ignored -- the file in question isn't currently used.
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