Tag Archives: Firefox Development Highlights

Remaking Lightbeam As a Browser Extension

By | January 12, 2018

Browser extensions: a model new frontier You could have heard of browser extensions maybe you have got even written one your self. The know-how for constructing extensions in Firefox has been modernized to assist Net requirements, and is doubtless one in all the the purpose why Firefox Quantum would be the quickest and most secure… Read More »

Using Headless Mode in Firefox

By | January 11, 2018

If you recognize the ropes, excellent news! Firefox now has assist for headless mode, making it simpler to make use of as a backend to automated instruments. You’ll give you the option to jump ahead to discover methods to use it. Browser automation shouldn’t be a model new thought, however is an more and more… Read More »

Actual Enter Latency: Cross-browser Measurement And the Hasal Testing Framework

By | December 13, 2017

Editors Note: This submit can additionally be featured on the 2017 Efficiency Calendar. This is a narrative about an engineering crew at Mozilla, primarily based in Taipei, that was tasked with measuring efficiency and fixing some particular efficiency bottlenecks in Firefox. Additionally it is a narrative about user-reported efficiency issues that had been became actionable… Read More »

Using the Model New Theming API in Firefox

By | December 4, 2017

From highly effective extensions like Stratiform or FT Deep Dark to easy lightweight themes, theming has been fairly well-liked inside Firefox. Now that Firefox Quantum (57) has launched with many efficiency enhancements and a glowing new interface, we wish to bridge the hole with a model new theming API that permits you to transcend primary… Read More »

New in Firefox Fifty Eight: Developer Edition

By | November 21, 2017

Firefox Quantum made Firefox quick again, however velocity is just a half of the story. A ton of labor has gone into making Firefox an distinctive device for creating on the Net. Lets dive into the modifications coming in Firefox fifty eight, presently obtainable to preview in Firefox Developer Edition. More Management for CSS Authors… Read More »

Entering the Quantum EraHow Firefox Received Quick Once More And the Place Its Going to Get Faster

By | November 13, 2017

People have observed that Firefox is quick again. Over the previous seven months, weve been quickly changing main components of the engine, introducing Rust and components of Servo to Firefox. Plus, weve had a browser efficiency strike pressure scouring the codebase for efficiency points, each apparent and non-obvious. We name this Venture Quantum, and the… Read More »

Saying Goodbye to Firebug

By | October 24, 2017

The hottest and highly effective internet growth tool. Firebug has been an exceptional success. Over its 12-year lifespan, the open supply device developed a close to cult following amongst internet builders. When it got here out in 2005, Firebug was the primary device to let programmers examine, edit, and debug code proper within the Firefox… Read More »

Firefox Fifty Six: Final Cease Earlier Than Quantum

By | October 4, 2017

Here at Mozilla, had been extraordinarily enthusiastic about subsequent months launch of Firefox Quantum (preview it today in Developer Edition!) which brings large velocity enhancements, a model new UI, and a quantity of other new or improved Developer Tools. But thats subsequent month. What about final weeks launch of Firefox 56? Browser Features But thats… Read More »

Building the DOM Sooner: Speculative Parsing, Async, Defer And Preload

By | October 3, 2017

In 2017, the toolbox for ensuring your net web page hundreds quick consists of the whole lot from minification and asset optimization to caching, CDNs, code splitting and tree shaking. Nonetheless, you will get massive efficiency boosts with only a few key phrases and aware code structuring, even when youre not but aware of the… Read More »

Developer Version Devtools Replace: Now with Photon UI

By | October 2, 2017

Firefox fifty seven Developer Version was simply launched! Its such an advance that weve given this browser a model new title: Firefox Quantum. This could be a nice alternative to inform you about what the DevTools team has been as a lot as since our final main replace again in March. DevTools visible update Say… Read More »