Field Guide to Mozilla Firefox 3 Details New and Improved Features

Sunday June 15th, 2008

Deb Richardson has written a lengthy, screenshot-filled Field Guide to Firefox 3 with information about the new and improved features in Mozilla Firefox 3, which launches on Tuesday.

Topics covered include the Add-ons manager, bookmarks, CSS, support for color profiles, the Downloads window, font and text rendering, browsing history, the <canvas> HTML element, showing non-ASCII characters in the Location bar, malware protection, the Microformats API (for extension developers), password management changes, performance and memory usage improvements, phishing protection, plugins, the Site Identification button, enhanced Location bar autocomplete, tabs, the default theme, audio and video podcast support, integration with Parental Controls on Windows Vista and Web application protocol handlers. Each section of the guide includes links to articles and weblog posts containing more details.

A Simplified Chinese translation of the Field Guide to Firefox 3 is available and Deb has released the Field Guide to Firefox 3 under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license to encourage other translations.

#6 Issues with Firefox 3 and GMAIL.

by wheelzmd

Wednesday June 18th, 2008 3:43 PM

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Issues with Firefox 3 and GMAIL. Firefox 3 causes high CPU utilization when trying to log out of GMAIL. Ends up causing Firefox to quit resonding. Need fix.