Mozilla releases Firefox 3.6 beta

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firefox_ In a article in its website , Mozilla unveiled the beta version of Firefox 3.6 on Friday and is now available for download.

This version is based on Gecko 1.9.2 web rendering engine which contains many improvements for web developers, Add-on developers, and users. It now supports new CSS, DOM, HTML5 and the WOOF font format.

Other new features of Firefox 3.6 beta includes improved JavaScript performance, better browser responsiveness and startup time, changing the browser’s appearance with a single click, support for poster frames and full screen display of open, native videos.

Mozilla also added a new technology that alerts users about out-of-date plugins as well as a tech that enables users to drag and drop files from the PC to the browser, making it easier for developers to update websites.

Most add-ons however are yet to be upgraded by their authors to be compatible with Firefox 3.6 beta. Users who want to test their add-ons can download the Add-on Compatibility Reporter here.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/11/02/ffox3-6beta/