Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Mozilla Firefox 19.0 Released

by: Carol~ February 19, 2013 3:18 PM PST

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Mozilla Firefox 19.0 Released

by Carol~ Moderator - 2/19/13 3:18 PM

First offered to release channel users on February 19, 2013

What's New:

• NEW - Built-in PDF viewer (See below)
• CHANGED - Canvas elements can export their content as an image blob using canvas.toBlob()
• CHANGED - Startup performance improvements (bugs 715402 and 756313)
• DEVELOPER - Debugger now supports pausing on exceptions and hiding non-enumerable properties
• DEVELOPER - Remote Web Console is available for connecting to Firefox on Android or Firefox OS (experimental, set devtools.debugger.remote-enabled to true)
• DEVELOPER - There is now a Browser Debugger available for add-on and browser developers (experimental, set devtools.chrome.enabled to true)
• DEVELOPER - Web Console CSS links now open in the Style Editor
• HTML5 - CSS @page is now supported
• HTML5 - CSS viewport-percentage length units implemented (vh, vw, vmin and vmax)
• HTML5 - CSS text-transform now supports full-width
• FIXED - Certain valid WebGL drawing operations are incorrectly rejected, leaving incomplete rendering in affected pages (825205)
• FIXED - Starting Firefox with -private flag incorrectly claims you are not in Private Browsing mode (802274)
• FIXED - Plugins stop rendering when the top half of the plugin is scrolled off the top of the page, in HiDPI mode (825734)

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/19.0/releasenotes/

Existing users can access the update by going to.. Help > About Firefox > Check for Updates

For a complete list of changes: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/19.0/releasenotes/buglist.html

Download: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/fx/

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At the Mozilla Blog: Firefox introduces PDF viewer to browse the Web without interruption

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