Firefox 46 Is Bringing Smoother Scrolling To The Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla on 9 February 2016 at 09:12 PM EST. 18 Comments
MOZILLA --
The Firefox 46 web browser release will bring smoother scrolling via Asynchronous Panning and Zooming (APZ).

This APZ tech was originally developed for Firefox on mobile while now is being brought to desktop platforms. APZ is designed to allow "smooth and jank-free" scrolling down web pages, even if being bogged down by lots of JavaScript.

While scrolling should be smoother, in some cases you may experience "checkerboarding" where running into issues with you are scrolling faster than the browser can re-paint the page. However, any checkerboarding should be minimal and they are working on ways to further improve this.

If you are interested in learning more about smoother scrolling via APZ, see this Mozilla Hacks blog post published earlier today.
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