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Firefox 3.6 Released – Amazing New Features for Users & Developers

By Debjit on January 21st, 2010 

All new Mozilla Firefox 3.6 has been finally released. The release event was done by John Lilly (CEO of Mozilla) himself at this place! This version is available for Linux, Windows, Macintosh in multiple languages and can be downloaded from here.


What’s new for the users in Firefox 3.6:

  • Personas -  Built in Firefox themes - single click and apply without a restart.
  • Plugin Updater: Firefox now detects out of date plugins automatically.
  • Stability improvements, Improved JavaScript performance, overall browser responsiveness, and startup time
  • Inbuilt Video and Audio support with HTML5.

What’s New Under the Hood for Developers

  • Support for HTML5 specification, including the File API for local file handling.
  • Font Support: OpenType, TrueType fonts and Web Open Font Format (WOFF)
  • Support for linear and radial CSS gradients.
  • Device orientation: Firefox 3.6 exposes the orientation of the laptop or device to Web pages

Via MozBlog


Firefox 3.6 Released – Amazing New Features for Users & Developers was originally published on on January 21, 2010 - 10:57 pm (Indian Standard Time)