Firefox 10 now entered Aurora channel from Nightly, as Firefox 9 entered Beta from Aurora, Firefox 9 interests more the developers than end users with Type inference for JavaScript engine, of course this contributes memory improvements and faster JavaScript Performance, where Firefox 10  adds some new features and brings some improvements to Firefox under the hood.

Firefox 10 Aurora

What’s new in Firefox 10 Aurora

  • Windows only – the forward button is now hidden until you navigate back
  • Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented
  • Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector
  • Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page)
  • View source syntax highlighting now uses the HTML5 parser
  • CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported
  • Added IdexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification

As we covered Firefox 10 to offer option import data and settings from Chrome which not available for a surprise in this release. Do set “extensions.strictcompatibility” preference value to false and restart to see disabled add-ons working again.

Download Firefox 10 Aurora alpha 2 from here.

Firefox 10 Aurora  notes.

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