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Mozilla Firefox 32 Surfaces With HTML5, Developer Changes

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Published on 01 September 2014 08:18 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla
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If you checkout the Mozilla FTP servers tonight the official 32.0 builds have surfaced for the Firefox web-browser.

Firefox 32 delivers new HTTP caching by default, generational garbage collection (GGC) has been enabled, public key pinning support has been enabled, password management improvements, support for connecting to HTTP proxies over HTTPS, performance improvements to the add-on/password managers, ECMAScript 6 support improvements, updates to the Vibration API against the W3C specification, CSS position: sticky support, mix-blend-mode has been enabled by default, HiDPI support for the Developer Tools, and a new Web Audio Editor.

Other developer-related changes for Firefox 32 can be found from developer.mozilla.org and there's also the release information from the Firefox 32 Beta that should closely mirror the final release information. Until the official release announcement for Firefox 32 has been issued you can download the binary directly from Mozilla.org FTP.

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