Sneak Preview: Five Game-Changing Features in Firefox 3.5

Article Source Linux Magazine
May 11, 2009, 3:04 pm

Firefox 3.5 is coming very soon, and this release includes a number of features that up the ante for Web browsers and the Web as an application platform. Some of the game-changing features in Firefox 3.5 won’t be immediately visible to end-users, but they’ll allow Web developers to build Web applications that make the Web even more fun and useful than it already is. Let’s take a look at five of the prominent features you can test drive today in Firefox 3.5.

You can grab tarballs from Mozilla the Mozilla beta announcement page, though many Linux distros also have testing packages available as add-on repositories. For instance, openSUSE users can add themozilla:beta repository to track the latest Firefox development packages. This gives the added advantage of allowing you to track updates via your distro‚Äôs update process, but does mean that updates will usually lag a few days behind the official Moz builds…