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Summarizing Common Browser Tests

February 9th, 2011

To deliver on the industry promise of “same markup,” browsers must implement features in the same way. Open Web standards and their associated public test suites provide the means for making sure this happens. Using the same process for tests as for the standards themselves is so important that Microsoft contributes to this industry effort…

February 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Now Available

February 9th, 2011

The February 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer is now available via Windows Update. This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities and two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer or if a user opens…

Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta, now including “Do Not Track” capabilities

February 8th, 2011

The latest Firefox 4 Beta is now available to download and test. We’ve continued our work to improve performance and stability, while also implementing a “Do Not Track” privacy feature to provide more control over online behavioral tracking. The Web is evolving quickly and so are the ways that your data is collected, shared and…

Focusing on Real World Web Performance with Internet Explorer 9

February 8th, 2011

One engineering objective of Internet Explorer 9 is to build the world’s fastest browser. Browser performance matters to everyone. Consumers, enterprises, developers, and the technology industry share a desire for a faster and more capable Web platform. To build the world’s fastest browser we focused on the real world Web performance metrics that matter to…

WordPress 3.0.5 (and 3.1 Release Candidate 4)

February 8th, 2011

WordPress 3.0.5 is now available and is a security hardening update for all previous WordPress versions. This security release is required if you have any untrusted user accounts, but it also comes with important security enhancements and hardening. All WordPress users are strongly encouraged to update. Three point oh point five Enhances security Three point…

Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership Announced

February 7th, 2011

We are excited to announce the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership, a Mozilla Drumbeat project supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Journalism Program. For the next three years, we will have the opportunity to engage a huge community, bring people together for trainings and in-person events, and ultimately build software to address…

First Transmediale Open Web Award

February 7th, 2011

Mozilla is moving beyond software, looking for ways to bring open technologies and culture into new areas like art, media, and education. We recently sponsored the Open Web Award as part of the Transmediale art festival in Berlin, Germany, combining digital art and the open web. With our new Mozilla Drumbeat initiative, we are engaging…

Testing Multiple Versions of IE on One PC

February 4th, 2011

Previous posts described the importance of developing sites with feature detection and debugging a site’s behavior in older versions of Internet Explorer using IE’s browser and document modes. Testing production Web sites against multiple browsers and multiple browser versions is a reality of Web development. IE9’s emulation of older IE document modes makes this easier…

A dash of speed, 3D and apps

February 3rd, 2011

Today, we’re excited to bring several new features from Chrome’s beta channel to the stable build, including WebGL, Chrome Instant, and the Chrome Web Store. WebGL is a new technology which brings hardware-accelerated 3D graphics to the browser. With WebGL in Chrome, you can experience rich 3D experiences right inside the browser with no need…

Help us test the CVS -> Git migration!

February 3rd, 2011

Almost exactly one year ago today, the Drupal community reached consensus to migrate our version control system from CVS to Git. Today, the Git migration team is extremely pleased to announce that we are officially open for community testing in advance of our proposed launch date, February 17 February 24! Just in time for DrupalCon…