Articles by mconley

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 40

Highlights Nightly builds of Focus / Klar (with GeckoView) are now available! Introducing Firefox Monitor, a new security tool we’re testing to help keep track of data breaches on the … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 34

Highlights Help us eliminate annoying in-content popups by installing this add-on and reporting when pages display an in-content popup like this: Tab warming has (finally!) been enabled on Nightly This … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 32

Highlights The WebExtension theme API now supports specifying colors for frame_inactive, tab_loading, icons and icons_attention, button_background, button_background_hover and button_background_active, toolbar_field_separator. We’re experimenting with “early blank first paint” to improve perceived … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 29

Highlights Check out the blog post on hacks.mozilla.org on using the new theming API in Firefox evanxd added a spotlight feature to Preferences so that it’s easier for “help” links … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 26

Highlights Prathiksha moved the pop-up blocked icon/menu from the urlbar to the identity block/identity pop-up (the notification bar for blocked popups is still there). Please read our plans for removing … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 25

Highlights A browser.tabs.tabMinWidth preference has been added to control the minimum tab width before overflow, and the default was then set for 50. More recently, this default has changed to … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 24

Highlights Firefox Quantum (57) is now on Beta! Developer Edition has also gone to 57! Tell everyone you know, tell people you don’t know, test like crazy, file bugs! Firefox … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 21

Highlights The App Updater is now using LZMA compression and SHA384 for signing. The release of builds taking advantage of this should be unthrottled today. So far, complete update files … Read more