If you are into Mozilla’s products and/or interested in web browsers then Asa Dotzler name should be well known for you. However, if you are not familiar with him, here’s a short quote from Wikipedia:
He has been an active member of the Mozilla community since 1998. Dotzler joined the Mozilla organization, and has played a key role in delivering products including the release of Mozilla 1.0, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail and usenet client.
And now, the interview
With the Firefox 3 release just around the corner I’ve decided to bother Asa Dotzler a bit and ask few questions about Firefox and other web browsers.
For a first question, let’s go back to the old times…
1. Why name it “fox”? Continue Reading
Some time ago we’ve posted about few upcoming Firefox 3.1 features.
Good news, there are more details about them. According to Mozilla Links post, visual tab switching (CTRL+Tab) and tab searching/filtering will be also added to Firefox 3.1 release.
Check the following screenshots: Continue Reading
More and more details are being revealed about the upcoming Firefox Mobile release. This time you have a unique opportunity to check Firefox Mobile concept video which was posted recently (watch it here).
For more details about Firefox Mobile, feel free to check Aza’s blog.
The third Firefox 3 Release Candidate is now released and available for download. It contains a single change for Mac OS X users only; there is no change for users running previous Firefox Release Candidate versions on Windows or Linux.
Also, Firefox 3 Final will be released on Tuesday, June 17th.
Few days ago Asa Dotzler posted about responsible Firefox logo usage and asked to spread a word. That’s what we are doing. As he says:
Just about every day I run across someone using Firefox’s ancient, pre-1.0 logo. To most people it won’t be obvious or it won’t seem like a big deal, but it’s a real peeve of mine… Here’s a picture of two logos compared: Continue Reading
Have you ever wanted to know more about the upcoming Firefox 3 features? Maybe see those features in live action instead of checking dozes of screenshots?
Well, Mike Beltzner created a great video presentation which will probably answer to all your questions and explain everything you ever wanted to know about them. Worth a watch.
Here’s a list of Mozilla T-Shirts which was posted by John Slater. From very old ones like “Firefox 1.0” to “Mozilla 10 Years” and more.
Earlier today Firefox 3 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) was released. The following build continues polishing Firefox, fixes some (but not all) of a well know issues which were reported with the RC1 release. By checking “Known Issues” article in “Firefox 3 (Release Candidate 2) Release Notes” page, you can see that they still got some work to do before making it “Final”.
Yet again we have new web browsers market share data report.
Internet Explorer continues losing its market share. This time it lost more than 1%, from 74.83% to 73.75% (1.08% decrease).
With the Firefox 3 RC release, Firefox managed to increase its market share by 0.65%, from 17.76% to 18.41%. Continue Reading