Category: Firefox

Firebug 1.3.2 Released

By | February 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the best debugging tools for web developers has received an update.

This version includes fixes for the Firebug’s activation, several fixes for the command line, as well as file locking and net panel fixes.

Download Firebug 1.3.2

Wow! Lunascape Beats Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera**

By | February 5, 2009 | 22 Comments

Here is something for you: a new web browser. Now, before you stop reading about yet another new web browser, please note: this is not a regular one.

So what is Lunascape then?

It’s the world’s first triple engine web browser. Yes, it’s a hybrid. Here is a simple formula: Continue Reading

Firefox 3.0.6 Released

By | February 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

Continuing its “10 Fuc*ing Days” promise, Mozilla has released a new Firefox 3.0.x build which fixes a total of 6 vulnerabilities.

Vulnerabilities

Critial: 1
High: 2
Moderate: 1
Low: 2

If you are already using Firefox 3.0.x, just click Help > Check for Updates and you are ready to go.

Otherwise, download it here.

Firefox 3.1 Delayed 3rd Time

By | February 4, 2009 | 1 Comment

Set to be released on Feb 2, Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 was delayed one more time.

As for now, Mozilla haven’t announced new release date yet.

According to Mozilla’s director of Firefox development, they don’t have an estimate date of new Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 release as there are still some tricky and complicated issues which should be fixed first.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, Feb 3rd

By | February 3, 2009 | 1 Comment

Web Browsers Nostradamus, Year 2010

By | February 2, 2009 | 7 Comments

Ever wondered what would browsers market share look like in the Jan, 2010? Well, using simple moving average trend and drawing a line between it’s easy to check that. So here’s how it would look like if there won’t be any drastic changes, such as “Internet Explorer come back”.

Internet Explorer Continue Reading

Internet Explorer, Opera Loses, Firefox, Safari, Chrome Gains, Jan 2009

By | February 2, 2009 | 11 Comments

It is time to check how web browsers market share is doing in the first month of 2009.

Internet Explorer continues its trend with a loss of 0.6%, from 68.15 to 67.55.

Firefox has grabbed an extra of 0.19% market share, from 21.34% to 21.53%

The biggest gainer this month is Safari with an increase of 0.36%, from 7.93% to 8.29% Continue Reading

Firefox 3.1 Delayed (Again)

By | January 31, 2009 | 4 Comments

Mozilla has delayed Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 release again, stating new JavaScript engine bugs as the main reason.

There are still 18 bugs which need to be fixed before new beta.

New release date should be revealed within few days.

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Chrome 2, Webkit 4 and Firefox 3.1 beats IE 8 and Opera 10

By | January 31, 2009 | 10 Comments

ZDNet Australia has compared the following web browsers in SunSpider (yet again) and Google V8 2 benchmarks:

Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1)
Firefox 3.1b1 (although b2 was released some time ago)
Chrome 2.0.158.0
WebKit r40220
Opera 10.00 Alpha

Results are actually quite interesting, when you compare IE 8 RC1 with Opera 10 Alpha. Continue Reading

How Secure Is Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Opera?

By | January 30, 2009 | 3 Comments

Infoworld inspected all the major web browsers and got some really interesting points to say about each of them.

Here are conclusions for each of the web browsers (also, links to full articles):

How Secure is Internet Explorer?
IE has no peer in enterprise deployment features. Using the Internet Explorer 8 Deployment Guide, administrators can deploy and configure more than 1,300 IE-related settings via Active Directory Group Policy or the Internet Explorer Administration Kit. It is the only browser in the review to support Kerberos authentication over the Web. Continue Reading