Using Windmill

Programming, Python, Web Applications
Location: Meeting Room J1/J4
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)

Using Windmill Intro

  • Brief History
  • Project Goals
  • Project State
  • Talk Agenda
    Windmill has deep open source roots, and has grown organically based on the needs of users.


  • Supported Platforms
  • Requirements
  • Easiest method of installation
  • Developing and contributing

Windmill IDE

  • Supported Browsers
  • Controller API
  • Tools (DOM Explorer, Firebug, Firebug Lite)
  • Building, recording and editing tests (Assertion Explorer)
  • Playing and debugging tests in the IDE
  • Generating and saving test files
  • Results and performance output

Windmill Service

  • Python Tests
  • JavaScript Tests
  • Running and debugging your tests from the command line
  • Test dependencies and hierarchy
  • The shell environment

Continuous Integration

  • Features
  • Setup/Teardown
  • Reporting

Q & A (Remaining Time)

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Adam Christian

Sauce Labs Inc

Adam is a JavaScript developer doing test automation and Ajax UI development. He is the co-creator of Windmill and various other open source projects, including Mozmill (the XUL test automation project).

His personal blog is at He is currently employed by Slide Inc.

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Cathy Mullican
07/22/2009 4:03pm PDT

Couldn’t see detail in the demos - font size too small - so it was hard to tell what was actually happening. Interesting teaser, a little short on meat.

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