Articles by mconley

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

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 18

Highlights The datetime picker has been enabled by default on Nightly! Please test and report bugs Firefox Screenshots is in Nightly and enabled by default!  Take a shot of something. … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 17

Highlights Form Autofill is enabled-by-default in Nightly! Give it a try by manually creating an address profile in about:preferences. Photon Engineering Newsletter #1 went out last week, #2 coming later … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 14

Highlights Volunteer contributor Kevin Jones has been doing amazing work on the lazytabs project Initial measurements suggest the potential for epic session restoration time wins if and when this is … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 13

Highlights We’ve now got 4 content processes on by default on Nightly! Background tabs are being restored in the content process by default now, improving perceived session restore performance, especially … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 12

Highlights Turning on the permissions dialog for WebExtensions this week Download progress indication redesign landed and is now in Nightly and Firefox Developer Edition! (UX spec) Special thanks to the … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 11

Highlights Just in case you didn’t get the memo, the add-ons team blogged about their plans up to Firefox 57. New WebExtension APIs have landed in Nightly, including: Sidebar API … Read more