Mozilla Releases Firefox 15 Browser for Download

Posted August 28, 2012 at 7:25pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7769 views

Mozilla has released Firefox 15 with reduced memory usage for add-ons, a new JavaScript debugger, and more.

Firefox makes your Web experience faster by reducing memory usage when browsing with certain add-ons. The improvements make browsing smoother and more responsive.

Firefox adds features that make it easier for developers to build amazing Web experiences. The new JavaScript Debugger is a fast, built-in tool to give greater insight into Web application code. Developers can also use the JavaScript Debugger over a local network to remotely debug apps running on Firefox for Android, greatly simplifying mobile Web development.

Firefox introduces support for compressed textures, allowing game developers to take full advantage of video memory to build graphics-heavy games without losing performance. Firefox makes animations smoother with an improved JavaScript engine and enhancements to WebGL. Firefox also provides game and other interactive content developers precision to within thousandths of milliseconds with high precision timing.

What's New In This Version:
● NEW: Silent, background updates
● NEW: Support for SPDY networking protocol v3
● NEW: WebGL enhancements, including compressed textures for better performance
● NEW: Localization in Maithili (see all available locales)
● CHANGED: Optimized memory usage for add-ons
● DEVELOPER: JavaScript debugger integrated into developer tools
● DEVELOPER: New layout view added to Inspector
● DEVELOPER: High precision event timer implemented
● DEVELOPER: The CSS word-break property has been implemented.
● DEVELOPER: New responsive design tool allows web developers to switch between desktop and mobile views of sites
● HTML5: Native support for the Opus audio codec added
● HTML5: The

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Copperhead - August 28, 2012 at 9:48pm
Ya Firefox is losing its speed.
Fox Hunter - August 28, 2012 at 8:20pm
The last iteration was a poor performer with no hardware acceleration.
Lucas - August 28, 2012 at 9:04pm
Agreed! I quickly un-installed it after giving it whirl around the net...I'll stick with safari and chrome!
Copperhead - August 28, 2012 at 9:49pm
The memory hogging is what kills me, besides the loss of speed lately
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