Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Please Welcome Firefox 3.1 Beta 1

Firefox like other browser products, always evolving by supporting the latest technology to help users gets safer and better experience while browsing the Internet. They have just released 3.1 Beta 1 for public review which integrates several new features, for example:
  • Web standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine
  • Added support for CSS 2.1 and CSS 3 properties
  • A new tab-switching shortcut that shows previews of the tab you're switching to
  • Improved control over the Smart Location Bar using specialcharacters to restrict your search
  • Support for new web technologies such as the
Check here, and here for more information about changes for Developers.

It's expected that in the final version of Firefox 3.1, the offline application will be fully supported as they have completed the HTML5 Offline specification. Let's hope the Google Gears are doing their job too to make sure it will works with Firefox 3.1 in the future.