Today Firefox is celebrating its eight birthday. On 9th November 2004 Firefox 1.0 released on internet, who could’ve thought the browser from non-profit foundation Mozilla going to used by millions of users round the world. Firefox used by most people because of add-ons which allows them in customizing and adding features to the browser.
Happy birthday Firefox
Firefox entered rapid release cycle with version 5.0, from there new version keep coming for every six weeks. Rapid release cycle disappointed lot of users as some releases are just minor updates without new features.
Firefox version history and release dates
|Version Number||Released Date|
|Firefox 1.0||Nov, 9 2004|
|v2.0||Nov 29, 2005|
|v3.0||June 17, 2008|
|v3.5||June 30, 2009|
|v4.0||Mar 22, 2011|
|v5.0||enters rapid released cycle – new version release every six weeks|
|Firefox 16.0.2||Oct 26, 2012|
Firefox 17 currently in beta channel scheduled to release on 20, this month with click-to-play blocklisting plugins, Notification Center for Mountain Lion and other improvements and bug fixes.