Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Ready for the first beta of Firefox 5

Mozilla has released the first beta of Firefox 5.0. The browser, available since last March in version 4.0 is following a strong rise in the early stages of development that Mozilla has put in place to keep up with competitors like Google Chrome and Opera. The main new features of Firefox 5 include the ever improving performance and extensive support for new standard HTML and CSS.

In addition, the software company has integrated the technology Channel Switcher to access easily to the different distribution channels for the browser (to release stable versions, Beta versions and beta Aurora for alpha).
Added support for CSS switching animations. Added support for Firefox development channels. The Do-Not-Track header preference Has Been Moved to INCREASE discoverability. Improved canvas, javascript, memory, networking and support for HTML5 standards performance. Improved, XHR, MathML, SMIL, and spell checking canvas. Improved For Some locales. Improved integration desktop environment for Linux users. The final version of Firefox should arrive five by the end of June and before the end of 2011 could get their hands on version 7.

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