Tag Archives: Firefox Development Highlights

Forging Higher Instruments For the Web

By | February 8, 2018

A Firefox DevTools Retrospective 2017 was a giant yr for Firefox DevTools. We up to date and refined the UI, refactored three of the panels, squashed numerous bugs, and shipped a quantity of new options. This work not solely provides a sooner and higher DevTools expertise, however lays the groundwork for some thrilling new options… Read More »

Firefox Fifty Eight: the Quantum Period Continues

By | January 23, 2018

2017 was an enormous 12 months for Mozilla, culminating within the launch of Firefox Quantum, an enormous multi-year re-tooling of the browser centered on pace, and laying the groundwork for the years to return. In 2018, nicely construct on that unbelievable basis, and in that spirit our subsequent a quantity of releases will proceed to… Read More »

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 »