Testing is important.
Testing web interfaces is difficult, and often your consultant company prefer to suggest you a manual-based testing.
But is it so difficult to do automatic web testing using open source software?
Let’s give a look to two nice web testing software
Warning: this article is still in progress: it has been published for getting comments all around.
It is easy to manage the auto generated script, and a commercial support is offered.
The ability to interface with Java give you a plus.
Selenium has more advanced concept to map the html form to a decoupled representation. Anyway it seems a bit bugged, so be very carfully on this side.