Firefox 6.0 released

by Antony
Firefox 5
About 8 weeks after the release of Firefox 5 in late June, Mozilla has made Firefox 6 a release version.

Firefox 6 can be downloaded from here.

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Release Notes for Firefox 6.0 is available here.

What's new in Firefox 6.0:

The latest version of Firefox has the following changes:

  • The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you're visiting
  • Streamlined the look of the site identity block
  • Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
  • Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
  • Added support for window.matchMedia
  • Added Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment
  • Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it
  • Improved usability of the Web Console
  • Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync
  • Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama
  • Fixed several stability issues
  • Fixed several security issues

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 7 in 6 weeks' time after this release of Firefox 6.


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Posted by Antony Shen on August 17, 2011 7:53 AM

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