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  • Fathom: a framework for understanding web pages

    It’s time we went beyond a browser that just renders pages. On the modern web, trying to accomplish a simple task can get you buffeted by pop-overs, squinting at content crammed into a tiny column, and trying to suss out the behavior of yet another site’s custom widgets. To restore ...

  • Firefox 53: Quantum Compositor, Compact Themes, CSS Masks, and More

    Firefox 53, available today, includes the following key new features and enhancements. Quantum Compositor Process on Windows One of the first pieces of Project Quantum, the Compositor Process, has arrived on Windows. Compositors are responsible for flattening all of the various elements on a webpage into a single image to ...

  • Simplifying Firefox Release Channels and Improving Developer Edition’s Stability

    Streamlining our release process and quickly getting stable new features to users and developers is a priority for Firefox. Taking a close critical look at our release channels, it became clear that Aurora was not meeting our expectations as a first stabilization channel. Starting on April 18, the Firefox Aurora ...

  • Replace Bootstrap Layouts with CSS Grid

    In March, Mozilla released Firefox 52, which added support for CSS Grid Layout. If you aren’t familiar with CSS Grid, it is a two-dimensional layout system for the web that allows us to create layout patterns natively in the browser. This means we can easily recreate familiar grids using just ...

  • Hacking & Contributing to Servo On Windows

    Like many cross-platform open source projects, Servo, the high-performance browser engine project written in Rust, has always been a bit of a nightmare to build and run on Windows. Luckily, thanks to the Rust team and Servo community, most of the issues have been squashed and we can now launch ...

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