I've started liking the idea of creating contract-style tests for the APIs hat power services at Mozilla. They are simply another line of defense against regressions and the accidental release of new functionality. As with all my work...Show More Summary
Some big changes are afoot with Mozilla’s flagship web browser. Last year the company introduced a little something called WebExtensions to Firefox 48. This is a new API for extensions that Mozilla wants to introduce to its browser which will eventually phase out the old, yet highly successful, APIs that the company’s been using until now. Show More Summary
Everyone knows about the “breakup” between Google Chrome and Adobe Flash Player but it would seem that Mozilla Firefox is having some problems with the software as well. Recently, a user took to Adobe’s forums to report a problem regarding the installation of Flash Player. Show More Summary
Browsers are getting quietly rebuilt around us.
Mozilla has released Firefox version 53 for Windows, which comes with some new things, but at the same time, it makes Firefox more stable than before. First of all, we will talk about the new dark and light “compact” themes, which are making their way to the production version of Firefox from the Firefox Developer Edition. Show More Summary
Turns out three potential Firefox vulnerabilities found in a cache of alleged CIA files were dealt with in 2012 and 2014.
Mozilla today launched Firefox 53 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes two new themes on desktop, running the graphics compositor in a separate tab on Windows, compact tabs on Android, a redesigned interface for site permissions, estimated reading times, and more. Firefox 53 for the desktop is available for download now […]
Most folks using the browser on Windows will see 10 percent fewer crashes as Mozilla's Quantum project to revamp Firefox shows results.
The official release date of Firefox 53.0 is April 19th, 2017. Mozilla will release Firefox 53 on that day on its website, and through Firefox's automatic update system. The new Firefox 53.0 release is important for a number of reasons. Show More Summary
It seems that today (April 18, 2017) Mozilla will “kill” the Firefox Aurora Channel. We remind you that it was introduced back in April 2011 and that the company has decided that this program is not meeting their expectations anymore. Show More Summary
The lead developer of the Pale Moon web browser outlined a development plan today for the web browser for 2017 and beyond. Pale Moon shares a lot of code with the Firefox web browser. As such, it is affected by Mozilla's decision to cut classic components such as XUL or XPCOM from the Firefox web […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Mozilla today announced plans to kill the Firefox Aurora channel on April 18, six years after it was first introduced in April 2011. The company shared that “Aurora was not meeting our expectations as a first stabilization channel” and that the decision will streamline its browser’s release process and bring stable new features to users […]
If you’ve recently mastered the basics of Mozilla Firefox, you’re probably wondering if there are some shortcuts that can help make web browsing faster and easier. Fortunately, there are lots of tips and tricks that you can use, and we’ve listed some of them below. Show More Summary
Mozilla is considering changes to Firefox that would give end users much easier methods of tweaking performance settings, including the option to optimize the browser for the specific characteristics of your own PC. The post Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new ‘Performance’ option appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Mozilla plans to drop the Firefox Aurora release channel with the release of Mozilla Firefox 53 on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The change affects the Thunderbird and SeaMonkey projects as well. Mozilla introduced what it called the Rapid Release Model in 2011 which changed the Firefox release system dramatically. Show More Summary
It is important to update Firefox to its latest version. This is particularly true when the browser is not working, as you would have expected it to. Moreover, each version released fixes bugs, which prevents inconvenience on the part of the users. Show More Summary
Mozilla Firefox Internet browser provides lots of benefits for the modern user. In fact, you can set it up to get the most out of Firefox and your precious time on the Web. One of the notable features of Mozilla Firefox is the protection and privacy that you can take advantage of. Show More Summary
Mozilla Firefox is one of the most used browsers on both desktop and mobile platforms. Today we will talk about RAM consumption, which is one of the issues that this browser has. We have to mention that the developers from Mozilla have already announced that that the browser will receive a new performance settings option. Show More Summary
Mozilla just released the first build of the Servo browser engine Developer Preview for Microsoft's Windows operating system. The organization released builds of Servo for Linux and Mac in July 2016, and has added Windows to the list just now in April 2017. Show More Summary