Thursday, April 03, 2008

Official Release of Firefox 3.0 Beta 5

So yesterday's build has been officially released as Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 today. The release notes stated that there has been around 750 improvements compared to last Beta release (Beta 4). Here are the highlighted improvements on this beta:
  • Improvements to the user interface based on user feedback, including changes to the look and feel on Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS X and Linux.
  • Changes and fixes for new features such as the location bar
  • Autocomplete, bookmark backup and restore, full page zoom, and others, based on feedback from our community.
  • Fixes and improvements to platform features to improve security, web compatibility and stability.
  • Continued performance improvements: changes to our JavaScript engine as well as profile guided optimization continues to improve performance over previous releases as measured by the popular SunSpider test from Apple, and in the speed of web applications like Google Mail and Zoho Office.
Please note that this release is for TESTING purposes, NOT for public use. Use it on your own, even though it won't bite your system though big grin