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#1 Chachazz

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 12:48 PM

Attached File  firefox-beta_48x48.png   5.91KB   0 downloads: Beta -- is available    (64-bit here)   

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Firefox Mobile Channels: Beta, Aurora, Nightly, NightlyARM6 | Wiki - More info

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* Firefox 37 and 38 releases have been moved up 1 week.
*Some release dates and merge dates are rescheduled to avoid conflicts with holidays.



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Posted 09 May 2014 - 11:00 AM

Firefox 30 beta

First offered to Beta channel users on May 1, 2014

 

What’s New

  • New

    Support for GStreamer 1.0

  • New

    Mac OS X command-E sets find term to selected text

  • New

    Sidebar button gives easier access to social, bookmark, & history sidebars

  • Changed

    Disallow calling WebIDL constructors as functions on the web

  • Developer

    Fixes to box-shadow and other visual overflow (see bug 480888)

  • Developer

    Mute and volume available per window when using WebAudio

  • Developer

    background-blend-mode enabled by default

  • Developer

    Use of line-height allowed for <input type="reset|button|submit">

  • Developer

    ES6 array and generator comprehensions implemented (read docs for more details)

  • Developer

    Error stack now contains column number

  • Developer

    With the exception of those bundled inside an extension or ones that are whitelisted, plugins will no longer be activated by default (see blog post)

  • Developer

    Support for alpha option in canvas context options (feature description)

  • Fixed

    Ignore autocomplete="off" when offering to save passwords via the password manager (see 956906)

  • Fixed

    TypedArrays don't support new named properties (see 695438)

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    Text Rendering Issues on Windows 7 with Platform Update KB2670838 (MSIE 10 Prerequisite) or on Windows 8.1 has a workaround (see 812695)

  • unresolved

    Without affecting security, after restoring your session, Extended Validation Certificates might not display (See 995801)

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Posted 13 June 2014 - 04:06 AM

Firefox 31 beta

First offered to Beta channel users on June 12, 2014

See the Release Notes for more information

 

  • New

    Add the search field to the new tab page

  • New

    Integration of generational garbage collection

  • New

    OdinMonkey: Use backtracking allocator for asm.js style code

  • New

    mozilla::pkix as default certificate verifier

  • New

    audio/video .ogg and .pdf files handled by Firefox if no application specified (Windows only)

  • New

    Partial implementation of the OpenType MATH table (section 6.3.6) see documentation about mathematical fonts and the MathML Torture Test for details

  • Changed

    Removal of the CAPS infrastructure for specifying site-specific permissions (via capability.policy.* preferences). Most notably, attempts to use this functionality to grant access to the clipboard will no longer work. The sole exception is the checkloaduri permission, which may still be used as before to allow sites to load  file:/  URls

  • HTML5

    WebVTT implemented and enabled (learn more)

  • HTML5

    CSS3 variables implemented

  • Developer

    navigator.sendBeacon enabled by default

  • Developer

    New Array built-in: Array.prototype.fill() (learn more)

  • Developer

    New Object built-in: Object.setPrototypeOf() (learn more)

  • Developer

    CSP 1.1 nonce-source and hash-source enabled by default

  • Developer

    Dialogs spawned from the onbeforeunload event no longer block access to the rest of the browser

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Eyedropper tool added to the color picker (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Editable Box Model (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Code Editor improvements (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Console stack traces (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Copy as cURL (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Styled console logs (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Add-on Debugger (learn more)

  • Developer

    Developer Tools: Canvas Debugger (learn more)

  • Fixed

    Search for partially selected link text from context menu (985824)

 

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 10:11 PM

Attached File  firefox-beta_logo-only_45x45.png   6.4KB   0 downloads  Firefox 32 beta

First offered to Beta channel users on July 24, 2014

 

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Firefox below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

 

  • New - New HTTP caching (v2) enabled by default (learn more)
  • New - Integration of generational garbage collection
  • New - Public key pinning support enabled (learn more)
  • New - Login metadata viewable in password manager
  • New - Display the number of found items in the find toolbar
  • New - Code completion and inline documentation added to Scratchpad (learn more)
  • New - Connect to HTTP proxy over HTTPS
  • Changed - Performance improvements to Password Manager and Add-on Manager
  • Changed - Removed and turned off trust bit for some 1024-bit root certificates
  • HTML5 - Vibration API updated to latest W3C spec
  • HTML5 - CSS box-decoration-break replaces -moz-background-inline-policy (learn more)
  • HTML5 - ECMAScript 6 built-in method Array#copyWithin implemented (docs)
  • HTML5 - CSS position:sticky enabled by default
  • HTML5 - drawFocusIfNeeded enabled by default
  • HTML5 - mix-blend-mode enabled by default
  • HTML5 - New Array built-in: Array.from() (learn more)
  • HTML5 - navigator.languages property and languagechange event implemented (learn more)
  • Developer - HiDPI support in Developer Tools UI
  • Developer - Inspector button moved to the top left
  • Developer - New Web Audio Editor (learn more)
  • Developer - Hidden nodes displayed differently in the markup-view
  • Fixed - Mac OS X: cmd-L does not open a new window when no window is available
  • Fixed - Text Rendering Issues on Windows 7 with Platform Update KB2670838 (MSIE 10 Prerequisite) or on Windows 8.1

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    Repeating background image causes weird text layout issue with HWA off (1011166)

 

 

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 03:59 PM

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first offered to Beta channel users on September 2, 2014

 

What’s New
  • New - Enhanced Tiles
  • New - Continued experimentation with WebRTC-powered communications feature(Loop)
  • New - OpenH264 support (sandboxed)
  • New - Slimmer and faster JavaScript strings (learn more)
  • New - Improved reliability of the session restoration (learn more)
  • New - New CSP (Content Security Policy) backend
  • New - Improved search experience through the location bar
  • New - Connect to HTTP proxy over HTTPS
  • New - Search suggestions on the Firefox Start Page (about:home)
  • New - Azerbaijani [az] locale added
  • Changed - JSD (JavaScript Debugger Service) removed in favor of the Debugger interface (learn more)
  • Changed - Proprietary window.crypto properties/functions removed
  • HTML5 - DOMMatrix interface implemented
  • HTML5 - @counter-style rule from CSS3 Counter Styles specification implemented
  • HTML5 - WebCrypto: wrapKey and unwrapKey implemented
  • HTML5 - WebCrypto: Import/export of JWK-formatted keys
  • HTML5 - WebCrypto: RSA-OAEP, PBKDF2 and AES-KW support
  • Developer - Developer tools: Paint flashing for browser content repaints
  • Developer - Cubic-bezier curves editor
  • Developer - Display which elements have listeners attached
  • Developer - New sidebar which displays a list of shortcuts to every @media rule in the current stylesheet
  • Developer - Editable @keyframes rules in the Rules section of the Inspector
  • Developer - CSS transform highlighter to the style-inspector

Please see the Release Notes for more information.

 If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

 

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Posted 17 October 2014 - 04:06 PM

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first offered to Beta channel users on October 16, 2014

 

What’s New
  • New

    Firefox Hello real-time communication client

  • New

    Easily switch themes/personas directly in the Customizing mode

  • New

    Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs

  • New

    Wikipedia search now uses HTTPS for secure searching

  • New

    Non-intrusive way to set Firefox as default browser (see Options>General)

  • New

    Implementation of HTTP/2 (draft14) and ALPN

  • New

    Recover from a locked Firefox process in the "Firefox is already running" dialog on Windows

  • HTML5

    ECMAScript 6 WeakSet Implemented

  • HTML5

    JavaScript Template Strings Implemented

  • HTML5

    CSS3 Font variants and features control (e.g. kerning) implemented

  • HTML5

    WebCrypto: RSA-OAEP, PBKDF2 and AES-KW support

  • HTML5

    WebCrypto: wrapKey and unwrapKey implemented

  • HTML5

    WebCrypto: Import/export of JWK-formatted keys

  • HTML5

    matches() DOM API implemented (formerly mozMatchesSelector())

  • HTML5

    Performance.now() for workers implemented

  • HTML5

    WebCrypto: ECDH support

  • HTML5

    Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added

  • Developer

    WebIDE: Create, edit, and test a new Web application from your browser

  • Developer

    Highlight all nodes that match a given selector in the Style Editor and the Inspector's Rules panel

  • Developer

    Improved User Interface of the Profiler

  • Developer

    console.table function added to web console

  • Fixed

    CSS transitions start correctly when started at the same time as changes to display, position, overflow, and similar properties

 

Please see the Release Notes for more information.

 If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

 

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Posted 03 December 2014 - 12:25 PM

Firefox 35.0 beta

first offered to Beta channel users on December 4, 2014

 

 What’s New

  • New - Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • New - Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • New - Implemented HTTP Public Key Pinning Extension (for enhanced authentication of encrypted connections)
  • HTML5 - Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics
  • HTML5 - Resource Timing API implemented
  • HTML5 - CSS filters enabled by default
  • HTML5 - WebSocket available in Workers
  • Developer - Support for inspecting ::before and ::after pseudo elements
  • Developer - Computed view: Nodes matching the hovered selector are now highlighted
  • Fixed - Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Fixed - Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • Fixed - PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907

Please see the Release Notes for more information.

If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

 

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Posted 16 January 2015 - 04:24 AM

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first offered to Beta channel users on January 15, 2014
  • New - Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced
  • New - New preferences implementation enabled for the first half of the beta cycle
  • Changed - -remote option removed
  • Changed - No longer accept insecure RC4 ciphers whenever possible
  • Changed - Add-on Compatibility
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Posted 24 February 2015 - 10:49 AM

Attached File  firefox-beta_48x48.png   5.91KB   0 downloads Firefox 37.0 beta

 first offered to Beta channel users on February 26, 2015

What’s New
  • New - Heartbeat user rating system - your feedback about Firefox
  • New - Bing search now uses HTTPS for secure searching
  • New - New preferences implementation enabled for the first half of the beta cycle
  • New - Hello: Improved notification about user availability
  • New - Added support for OneCRL for centralized certificate revocation
  • New - Removed support for DSA in certificates and TLS
  • New - Added support for e-mail name constraints in certificates
  • New - Implemented HTTP/2 AltSvc support for opportunistic (unauthenticated) encryption
  • Changed - Disabled insecure TLS version fallback for site security
  • Changed - Extended SSL error reporting for reporting non-certificate errors
  • Changed - TLS False Start optimization now requires a cipher suite using AEAD construction
  • HTML5 - Implemented a subset of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) API to allow native HTML5 playback on YouTube.
  • HTML5 - WebSocket now available in Web Workers
  • HTML5 - Added support for CSS display:contents
  • HTML5 - IndexedDB now accessible from worker threads
  • Developer - Debug tabs opened in Chrome Desktop, Chrome for Android, and Safari for iOS
  • Developer - New Inspector animations panel to control element animations
  • Developer - New Security Panel included in Network Panel
  • Developer - Debugger panel support for chrome:// and about:// URIs
  • Developer - Added logging of weak ciphers to the web console

Please see the Release Notes for more information.

If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

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Posted Yesterday, 08:19 PM

Attached File  firefox-beta_48x48.png   5.91KB   0 downloads Firefox 38.0 beta

first offered to Beta channel users on April 3, 2015

 

What’s New
  • New - New tab-based Preferences
  • New - Hello: active tab and window sharing when in a conversation
  • New - Reading List (see here)
  • New - Base for the next ESR release.

  • Changed - autocomplete=off is no longer supported for username/password fields
  • Changed - URL parser avoids doing percent encoding when setting the Fragment part of the URL, and percent decoding when getting the Fragment in line with the URL spec
  • Changed - RegExp.prototype.source now returns "(?:)" instead of the empty string for empty regular expressions
  • Changed - Page load times improved by speculative connection warmup
  • HTML5 - WebSocket now available in Web Workers
  • HTML5 - BroadcastChannel API implemented (more at hacks.mozilla.org)
  • HTML5 - Implemented srcset attribute and <picture> element for responsive images
  • HTML5 - Implemented DOM3 Events KeyboardEvent.code
  • HTML5 - Mac OS X: Implemented a subset of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) API to allow native HTML5 playback on YouTube
  • HTML5 - Implemented Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) API to allow encrypted video playback
  • Developer - Optimized-out variables are now visible in Debugger UI
  • Developer - XMLHttpRequest logs in the web console are now visually labelled and can be filtered separately from regular network requests
  • Developer - WebRTC now has multistream and renegotiation support
  • Developer - copy command added to console

Please see the Release Notes for more information.

If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

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