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The Rust Language Is Improving, But Not Yet Ready For 1.0

Rust, the programming language born at Mozilla for developing a "safe, concurrent, practical language" continues to evolve and experience greater adoption. Rust certainly seems to have a good future ahead of it as shared by the latest status update on the project, but a few more release cycles are needed at least before the Rust developers look toward version 1.0.

16 July 2014 - Rust - 6 Comments
Firefox Runs On 64-bit ARM (AArch64)

While it will still be a while before consumers are able to see 64-bit ARM hardware on their desk, Mozilla's Firefox web-browser on AArch64 (64-bit ARM) is working.

12 June 2014 - ARM64 - 13 Comments
PlayCanvas Browser-Based Game Engine Open-Sourced

For the past three years Mozilla's partner PlayCanvas Ltd has been developing a JavaScript-based WebGL-using game engine that is like "unlike anything that had gone before" and today they have open-sourced this browser-based game engine.

4 June 2014 - WebGL Gaming - 7 Comments
Firefox 30 Beta Finally Supports GStreamer 1.0

Following the Firefox 29.0 release, Firefox 30.0 is now in Mozilla's beta channel. One of the changes for Linux users with this next major web-browser update is finally support for the GStreamer 1.0 API.

30 April 2014 - GStreamer - 10 Comments
Unreal Engine 4 Is Running Great In Firefox

Unreal Engine 4 will be capable of running within web-browsers using WebGL and it's already been demoed running within Mozilla Firefox. Firefox running UE4 is at "near-native speeds" to the desktop version.

12 March 2014 - UE4 - 12 Comments
Mozilla's Servo Still Going Forth To Parallelize The Web

It's been a while since hearing anything about Mozilla's Servo Engine that's an experimental browser layout engine that could one day replace the Gecko Engine within Firefox, but there's new development activity going forward and a new update to share today.

18 February 2014 - Servo Engine - 13 Comments
Mozilla's Use Of GPUs For 2D Acceleration

While many are upset right now over Mozilla's new advertising agenda, they are still investing on technical improvements to Firefox, including when it comes to 2D acceleration.

13 February 2014 - FOSDEM - 19 Comments
A Look At The New Firefox UI On Ubuntu Linux

After yesterday's article about the new Firefox UI landing in the Aurora channel, here's some screenshots showing what the new Firefox marked at 29.0a2 looks like on Ubuntu Linux.

8 February 2014 - Firefox 29 Aurora Alpha 2 - 30 Comments
Mozilla Updates To Rust 0.9 Programming Language

Mozilla developers working on the interesting Rust programming language have updated it to version 0.9 on Thursday as they continue adding new features and functionality to this language that one day could be powering Firefox and other applications.

10 January 2014 - Rust 0.9 - 45 Comments
Mozilla Expands Its Firefox OS Partners, Platforms

Besides VIA partnering with Mozilla for Firefox OS support, which is already controversial given VIA's notorious reputation among Linux enthusiasts for their failed open-source efforts of the past, Mozilla has also announced new partnerships at CES and outlooks for bringing Firefox OS to new platforms.

7 January 2014 - Mozilla Firefox OS - Add A Comment

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