Good news, it looks like Mozilla has speeded up its development cycle and released the final version of the Firefox 15 web browser ahead of its schedule.
So what’s new in this particular version? According to the changelog, there are a couple of nice new features, including the silent background updates, support for SPDY networking protocol v3 and optimized memory usage for the extensions.
However, those are not the only changes, here is a list of other new features and tweaks:
Firefox 15 Final Changelog
- WebGL enhancements, including compressed textures for better performance
- Localization in Maithili (see all available locales)
- New layout view added to Inspector
- High precision event timer implemented
- The CSS word-break property has been implemented.
- New responsive design tool allows web developers to switch between desktop and mobile views of sites
- Native support for the Opus audio codec added
- The audio and video elements now support the played attribute
- The source element now supports the media attribute
- Fixed: Focus rings keep growing when repeatedly tabbing through elements
Firefox 15 Final
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