Mozilla News Archives
Better Flatpak Support For Firefox Appears To Be Coming

One of the best and most practical use-cases for sandboxed Linux apps via Flatpak or Snaps is certainly web browsers. There has been unofficial Firefox Flatpaks offered to this point but it's looking like better support for a Flatpak'ed Firefox could be coming down the pipe soon.

12 September 2019 - Flatpak Firefox - 36 Comments
Firefox 68 Integrates BigInt Support

In addition to Firefox 68's WebRender slated to deliver much better performance, another headlining feature of this next Mozilla Firefox web-browser update is BigInt support.

26 May 2019 - Firefox 68 + BigInt - 38 Comments
Firefox 64.0 Released

Firefox 64.0 is available today as the last major feature update to Mozilla's web browser for 2018.

11 December 2018 - Firefox 64 - 47 Comments
WebP Image Support Appears Ready For Firefox 65

After Microsoft added support for the WebP image format to their Edge browser last month, Mozilla is finally preparing to ship the Firefox browser with support for WebP. If all goes well, Firefox 65 will support WebP!

1 November 2018 - WebP + Firefox - 21 Comments
Nebulet: A Rust Microkernel Running WebAssembly In Ring 0

You should likely be familiar with WebAssembly as the binary format for executing code within web pages that can be nearly as fast as running native machine code -- and certainly much faster than JavaScript. A new research project has been exploring running WebAssembly in the CPU's Ring 0 -- yes, the highest privileged state of the processor -- in the name of better performance.

29 August 2018 - Ring 0 WASM?!?! - 49 Comments

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