Mozilla Firefox Changelog

New in version 35.0 Beta 6

December 24th, 2014
  • Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
  • Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • Implemented HTTP Public Key Pinning Extension (for enhanced authentication of encrypted connections)
  • Resource Timing API implemented
  • CSS filters enabled by default
  • WebSocket available in Workers
  • Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics to match the ES6 specification
  • Computed view: Nodes matching the hovered selector are now highlighted
  • Support for inspecting ::before and ::after pseudo elements
  • Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907

New in version 35.0 Beta 5 (December 19th, 2014)

  • Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
  • Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • Implemented HTTP Public Key Pinning Extension (for enhanced authentication of encrypted connections)
  • Resource Timing API implemented
  • CSS filters enabled by default
  • WebSocket available in Workers
  • Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics to match the ES6 specification
  • Computed view: Nodes matching the hovered selector are now highlighted
  • Support for inspecting ::before and ::after pseudo elements
  • Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907

New in version 35.0 Beta 4 (December 17th, 2014)

  • Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
  • Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • Implemented HTTP Public Key Pinning Extension (for enhanced authentication of encrypted connections)
  • Resource Timing API implemented
  • CSS filters enabled by default
  • WebSocket available in Workers
  • Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics to match the ES6 specification
  • Computed view: Nodes matching the hovered selector are now highlighted
  • Support for inspecting ::before and ::after pseudo elements
  • Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907

New in version 35.0 Beta 3 (December 12th, 2014)

  • Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
  • Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • Implemented HTTP Public Key Pinning Extension (for enhanced authentication of encrypted connections)
  • Resource Timing API implemented
  • CSS filters enabled by default
  • WebSocket available in Workers
  • Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics to match the ES6 specification
  • Computed view: Nodes matching the hovered selector are now highlighted
  • Support for inspecting ::before and ::after pseudo elements
  • Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907

New in version 35.0 Beta 2 (December 10th, 2014)

  • Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
  • Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • Implemented HTTP Public Key Pinning Extension (for enhanced authentication of encrypted connections)
  • Resource Timing API implemented
  • CSS filters enabled by default
  • WebSocket available in Workers
  • Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics to match the ES6 specification
  • Computed view: Nodes matching the hovered selector are now highlighted
  • Support for inspecting ::before and ::after pseudo elements
  • Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907

New in version 34.0.5 (December 1st, 2014)

  • Firefox Hello real-time communication client
  • Easily switch themes/personas directly in the Customizing mode
  • Wikipedia search now uses HTTPS for secure searching (en-US only)
  • Implementation of HTTP/2 (draft14) and ALPN
  • Recover from a locked Firefox process in the "Firefox is already running" dialog on Windows
  • ECMAScript 6 WeakSet Implemented
  • JavaScript Template Strings Implemented
  • CSS3 Font variants and features control (e.g. kerning) implemented
  • WebCrypto: RSA-OAEP, PBKDF2 and AES-KW support
  • WebCrypto: wrapKey and unwrapKey implemented
  • WebCrypto: Import/export of JWK-formatted keys
  • matches() DOM API implemented (formerly mozMatchesSelector())
  • Performance.now() for workers implemented
  • WebCrypto: ECDH support
  • Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added
  • WebIDE: Create, edit, and test a new Web application from your browser
  • Highlight all nodes that match a given selector in the Style Editor and the Inspector's Rules panel
  • Improved User Interface of the Profiler
  • console.table function added to web console
  • CSS transitions start correctly when started at the same time as changes to display, position, overflow, and similar properties

New in version 34.0 RC2 (November 26th, 2014)

  • Fixed bugs:
  • Bug 1104925: followup to fix tests.
  • Bug 1102416: make Yahoo the default search plugin for en-US in American time zones.
  • Bug 1104748 - A long default search provider name can mess up the layout of the one-off buttons when the panel is small.
  • Bug 1104823 - Fix packaging of UITour FHR recording (modules.manifest renamed to browsermodules.manifest for clarity).
  • Bug 1104925: update Yahoo search plugin for en-US.

New in version 34.0 RC1 (November 25th, 2014)

  • Fixed bugs:
  • Bug 1104306 - Re-whitelist UITour on Fx34.
  • Bug 1104306 - Re-whitelist https://www.mozilla.org for uitour on Fx34.
  • Bug 1102911 - The search engine favicons are distorted in search preferences on Linux.
  • Bug 1101669 - UITour: showInfo("search") should drop its notification from the end of the search box, not the middle.
  • Bug 1104221 - Search drop down shows the icon of the previous default engine if the new default doesn't have an icon.
  • Bug 1026893 - Bandaid to catch D3D11 related crashes and deal with them.
  • Bug 1102841 - Implement Cancel and Block a call for incoming direct calls.
  • Bug 1102855 - Fix uninitialized variable.
  • Bug 1104114 - update copy for HPOPA.
  • Bug 1103216 - update Google parameters.

New in version 34.0 Beta 10 (November 19th, 2014)

  • Firefox Hello real-time communication client
  • Easily switch themes/personas directly in the Customizing mode
  • Wikipedia search now uses HTTPS for secure searching
  • Implementation of HTTP/2 (draft14) and ALPN
  • Recover from a locked Firefox process in the "Firefox is already running" dialog on Windows
  • ECMAScript 6 WeakSet Implemented
  • JavaScript Template Strings Implemented
  • CSS3 Font variants and features control (e.g. kerning) implemented
  • WebCrypto: RSA-OAEP, PBKDF2 and AES-KW support
  • WebCrypto: wrapKey and unwrapKey implemented
  • WebCrypto: Import/export of JWK-formatted keys
  • matches() DOM API implemented (formerly mozMatchesSelector())
  • Performance.now() for workers implemented
  • WebCrypto: ECDH support
  • Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added
  • WebIDE: Create, edit, and test a new Web application from your browser
  • Highlight all nodes that match a given selector in the Style Editor and the Inspector's Rules panel
  • Improved User Interface of the Profile
  • console.table function added to web console
  • CSS transitions start correctly when started at the same time as changes to display, position, overflow, and similar properties