Categories: News

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 48

Highlights

Friends of the Firefox team

Resolved bugs (excluding employees)

Project Updates

Activity Stream

Add-ons / Web Extensions

Developer Tools

  • Gabriel Luong improves massively Inspector opening performance by chaining together his findings from constant profiling into 58 patches.
  • Nicolas fixed the Browser Console to handle await statements, completing the console/debugger collaboration to ship `await` support across all Console variants
    • Screenshot showing the use of the 'await' operator at top-level in the Browser Console
  • Gabriel extended the CSS Grid highlighter to work with multiple grids
    • Screenshot showing the CSS Grid highlighter working with multiple grids
  • RDM now remembers the previous settings when being opened, thanks to Gabriel.
  • kenjyO landed outline filtering in the Debugger
    • Animated image showing the filtering behavior in the Debugger outline tab
  • Console trace now takes an argument to label the trace output
    • Screenshot demonstrating how labels can be used when calling console.trace()
  • Flexbox Inspector: 65 release, 64 DevEdition
    Sneak peak into new diagram design:
    • Screenshot showing how the new flexbox inspector visually displays flex properties

Fission

  • Felipe wrote a summary to the DOM team about front-end plans for migration to get feedback from them
    • Have a preliminary thumbs-up from Nika, waiting to hear back from kmag
  • Process flipping and browser session “brain transplanting” is going to become the responsibility of the native layer. Hooray!

Fluent

Lint

Performance

Privacy/Security

  • You can now view the certificate directly on certificate error pages.
    • This also means that you can inspect the certificate of sites that have HSTS enabled but failed due to certificate errors.

Search and Navigation

Address Bar & Search

Places

Test Pilot

Web Payments

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