Even though the final Firefox 11 build was supposed to be delayed due to the security flaw, which was discovered during the Pwn2Own content, it looks like Mozilla went ahead and fixed everything just in time.
However, it looks like the Firefox devs will have to start buying cakes of their own as Microsoft halted the tradition, thanks to the faster development cycles.
So what’s new in Firefox 11?
As we mentioned earlier, the following build will allow users to import Google Chrome data to Firefox and synchronize their add-ons across different computers. In addition to that, a new set of HTML5 video controls has been implement for you to play with and few other goodies.
Firefox 11 Final Changelog
- Firefox can now migrate your bookmarks, history, and cookies from Google Chrome
- With Sync enabled, add-ons can now be synchronized across your computers
- The CSS text-size-adjust property is now supported
- Redesigned media controls for HTML5 video
- The outerHTML property is now supported on HTML elements
- View source syntax highlighting now uses the HTML5 parser (see bug 482921)
- The Style Editor for CSS editing is now available to web developers
- Web developers can now visualize a web page in 3D using the Page Inspector 3D View
- SPDY protocol support for faster page loads is now testable
- XMLHttpRequest now supports HTML parsing
- Files can now be stored in IndexedDB (see bug 661877)
- Websockets has now been unprefixed
For a complete list of changes, see the following post.
Firefox 11 Final
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