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Revision 113047 of Firefox 3 for developers

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  • Revision title: Firefox 3 for developers
  • Revision id: 113047
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  • Creator: Nickolay
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Firefox 3 is far from being released, but there already is a number of interesting changes implemented. Below is an incomplete list of some of the features. Feel free to add more things and edit the list.

  • Web developers
  • XUL
    • Trees
      • {{mediawiki.interwiki('wikimo', 'XUL:Tree', 'Trees with editable cells')}} ({{template.Bug(201499)}})
      • Support horizontal scrolling in XUL trees ({{template.Bug(212789)}})
      • Cell-based selection ({{template.Bug(296040)}}; <tree seltype="cell"/>)
    • Improve XUL templates ({{template.Bug(285631)}} and others, see {{mediawiki.interwiki('wikimo', 'XUL:Template_Features_in_1.9', 'Template Features in 1.9')}}, {{mediawiki.interwiki('wikimo', 'XUL:Templates_Plan', 'Templates Plan')}})
    • canBubble argument of event.initEvent now works in XUL (see the DevNews post for details)
  • Firefox
  • ...

Earlier: Firefox 2 for developers, Firefox 1.5 for developers.

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<p>Firefox 3 is far from being released, but there already is a number of interesting changes implemented. Below is an incomplete list of some of the features. Feel free to add more things and edit the list.
</p>
<ul><li> Web developers
<ul><li> <a href="en/Gecko_1.9_Changes_affecting_websites">Gecko 1.9 Changes affecting websites</a>
</li><li> WHATWG stuff
<ul><li> Experimental <code>&lt;a ping&gt;</code> support ({{template.Bug(319368)}})
</li><li> ...
</li></ul>
</li></ul>
</li><li> XUL
<ul><li> Trees
<ul><li> {{mediawiki.interwiki('wikimo', 'XUL:Tree', 'Trees with editable cells')}} ({{template.Bug(201499)}})
</li><li> Support horizontal scrolling in XUL trees ({{template.Bug(212789)}})
</li><li> Cell-based selection ({{template.Bug(296040)}}; <code>&lt;tree seltype="cell"/&gt;</code>)
</li></ul>
</li><li> Improve XUL templates ({{template.Bug(285631)}} and others, see {{mediawiki.interwiki('wikimo', 'XUL:Template_Features_in_1.9', 'Template Features in 1.9')}}, {{mediawiki.interwiki('wikimo', 'XUL:Templates_Plan', 'Templates Plan')}})
</li><li> <code>canBubble</code> argument of <a href="en/DOM/event.initEvent">event.initEvent</a> now works in XUL (see the <a class="external" href="http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/index.php/2006/03/10/xul-and-dom-events-bubbling/">DevNews post</a> for details)
</li></ul>
</li><li> Firefox
<ul><li> <a href="en/Places">Places</a>
</li></ul>
</li><li> ...
</li></ul>
<p>Earlier: <a href="en/Firefox_2_for_developers">Firefox 2 for developers</a>, <a href="en/Firefox_1.5_for_developers">Firefox 1.5 for developers</a>.
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