Firefox 18 Beta Brings The IonMonkey Engine
Among the current IonMonkey optimization passes on the IR are for dead code elimination, range analysis, a register allocation scheme similar to the HotSpot JVM, redundant code elimination, and the moving of instructions outside of loops where possible.
Other Firefox 18 Beta features include early WebRTC support, a built-in PDF viewer, performance improvements, CSS3 Flexbox support, support for @supports, W3C touch events, and much more.
The Firefox 18 Beta for all major platforms is available from Mozilla.org.
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