The new version of Firefox was released yesterday. It was created on the base of all-new Firefox Quantum browser. Let’s find out what’s new in Firefox 58!
To start with, project Quantum is all about modernizing Gecko, Firefox’s rendering engine. Firefox team is constantly working to streamline and speed up elements of the browsing experience. Here are a few improvements that have landed in the latest Firefox 58:
- Off-Main-Thread Painting (OMTP)
- Improvements to Firefox Screenshots
- Throttling the timers in background tabs
- PerformanceNavigationTiming API implemented
To find all improvements and changes check the official release notes.