Mozilla Firefox, is Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundations’ web browser that runs on open source technologies and is available as free download for users. Firefox has been developed by the above stakeholders for Microsoft Windows, Linux as well as OS X.
Mozilla has released the latest version of Firefox, version 16, keeping up with is newly imposed tradition of “rapid release”. Mozilla brings several under-the-hood stability enhancements to the new browser, Java script performance improvements and support for Web Apps; however by far the most notable feature to be bundled in Firefox is the new developer […]
In my previous post I analyzed the browser market share and trends prevalent for last 2 years. The analysis yielded interesting facts; firstly Google Chrome growth rate is as high as 210% since 2010 while Mozilla Firefox is losing its market share in favor of Google’s Browser. Irrespective of how the battle Google Chrome vs. […]
Gradually our computing trends are changing in favor of cloud. Today we tend to do most of our works in the cloud via our web-browsers, from storing files to accessing them, sharing files or collaboratively editing them; every other task is rendered in our web browser, making web browsers all the more important desktop program.
According to a recent blog post from adobe, google and adobe are working on a single modern API for hosting plugins within the browser, the new plugin code-named “PEPPER” “aims to provide a layer between the plugin and browser that abstracts away differences between browser and operating system implementations.”
In a recent change of pace Firefox has moved to rolling release over its bi-annual release. This has had an impact on other software releases as well. Most have chosen to include rapid releases with their software updates.
Just shortly Mozilla has released Firefox 9 according to its rapid release development oscillation. This rapid release has increased concerns about add-on compatibility and revamped interface that is confusing for consistent browser users. Mozilla has already been criticized for its rapid release program particularly in enterprise sector. Nevertheless, there are benefits of rapid release program […]
Just as we predicted (even with our not-so-precise mathematical procedure) ‘Google Chrome will beat Mozilla Firefox after October 2011’;Google Chrome has, finally, surpassed Mozilla Firefox Globally for the time period November 2009 – November 2011 on a monthly basis.