It is quite interesting to know that the Firefox web browser has gotten a recent update to the version 33. It is dubbed the best web browser yet according to Mozilla’s website and it comes with a couple of new features.
This means all users of the Firefox web browser (last stable version was 32.0.3) would receive a notification to update their browsers to the latest available version on the web.
From the release notes here, you can find out the below are new to the Firefox browser
- OpenH264 support (sandboxed)
- Improved search experience through the location bar
- Search suggestions on the Firefox Start (about:home) and new tab (about:newtab) pages
- Windows: OMTC enabled by default
- New CSP (Content Security Policy) backend
- Support for connecting to HTTP proxy over HTTPS
- Improved reliability of the session restoration
- Azerbaijani [az] locale added
Things Changed So Far
- Proprietary window.crypto properties/functions removed
What’s New In HTML5?
- @counter-style rule from CSS3 Counter Styles specification implemented
- DOMMatrix interface implemented
What’s New For Developers?
- Cubic-bezier curves editor
- Display which elements have listeners attached
- New sidebar which displays a list of shortcuts to every @media rule in the current stylesheet
- Paint flashing for browser content repaints
- Editable @keyframes rules in the Rules section of the Inspector
- CSS transform highlighter in the style-inspector
- Fix incomplete downloads being marked as complete by detecting broken HTTP1.1 transfers (237623)
Download Mozilla Firefox version 33
It is advised you download this latest version of Firefox from the official website (i.e if you couldn’t get the update automatically) rather than from 3rd party sites. Below are various links to the version 33 on different operating systems.
You might want to check your version of firefox before making the update. Anyway, great update from the Mozilla Team this time.