Apr
28
2009

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 is released

firefoxFirefox 3.5 Beta 4 is released on April 27th, 2009. This is the sixth development milestone and fourth beta release of Firefox 3.5, the upcoming version of the Firefox web browser.

It is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform((Gecko is the second most-popular layout engine on the World Wide Web Written in    C++,currently developed by Mozilla Corporation)). Firefox 3.5 offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, performance improvements and user interface.

Features includes:

  • Available in 70 languages.
  • Improved tools for controlling your private data, including a Private Browsing Mode.
  • Better performance and stability with the new TraceMonkey JavaScript engine.
  • The ability to provide Location Aware Browsing using web standards for geolocation.
  • Support for native JSON, and web worker threads.
  • Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
  • Support for the HTML 5 audio and video elements.
  • Supports HTML5 offline data storage for applications, and SVG transforms.
  • The HTML 5 drag and drop API allows support for dragging and dropping items within and between web sites.
  • Downloadable fonts support
  • HTML 5 text API for canvas elements

Itz still beta and have many bugs. If you are ready to help them, download it and report the bugs :-) .

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Author: Arun Vishnu

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  • sounds good :) long live firefox!!!

  • You missed one point. It is available in our mother tounge also. :)

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