Firefox 23, users can't control JavaScript anymore

by Antony

FirefoxNew Firefox has been pushed to many Firefox users. In this new Firefox 23, there are a couple noticable changes.

In Firefox 23, users are no longer have the ability to disable JavaScript. The Bookmarks have also been removed from Bookmarks Toolbar. Mozilla also modified Firefox logo.

According to release notes, there is the usual security fixes which is detailed here, some new features include:

Mixed content blocking enabled to protects users from man-in-the-middle attacks and eavesdroppers on HTTPS pages (learn more)
Options panel created for Web Developer Toolbox

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Also, there are some behaviour changes:

"Enable JavaScript" preference checkbox has been removed and user-set values will be reset to the default
Updated Firefox Logo
Improved about:memory's functional UI
Simplified interface for notifications of plugin installation
Enabled DXVA2 on Windows Vista+ to accelerate H.264 video decoding
Users can now switch to a new search provider across the entire browser
CSP policies using the standard syntax and semantics will now be enforced
<input type='file'> rendering improvements
Replace fixed-ratio audio resampler in webrtc.org capture code with Speex resampler and eliminate pseudo-44000Hz rate
"Load images automatically" and Always show the tab bar" checkboxes removed from preferences and reset to defaults

Firefox 23 is available from Firefox website.

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Posted by Antony Shen on August 7, 2013 4:28 AM

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