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Matthew Noorenberghe (MattN): Firefox screenshots can now be easily captured and compared in automation

Back in 2013, during Australis[1] development, I created a tool called mozscreenshots . The purpose of this tool was to help detect UI regressions and make it easier to review how the UI looks in various configurations on each of our supported platforms. The main hindrance to its regular usage was t...
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Dave Townsend (Mossop): Improving the performance of the add-ons manager with asynchronous file I/O

The add-ons manager has a dirty secret. It uses an awful lot of synchronous file I/O. This is the kind of I/O that blocks the main thread and can cause Firefox to be janky. I’m told that that is a technical term. Asynchronous file I/O is much nicer, it means you can let the rest of the app continue...
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Brian Bondy (bbondy): SQL on Khan Academy enabled by SQLite, sqljs, asm.js and Emscripten

Originally the computer programming section at Khan Academy only focused on learning JavaScript by using ProcessingJS. This still remains our biggest environment and still has lots of plans for further growth, but we recently generalized and abstracted the whole framework to allow for new environmen...
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Matthew Noorenberghe (MattN): An easy way to test the New Firefox Beta look and feel before it's released

The new Firefox Beta is faster, simplified and easier to customize and we need your help to test it out before it gets released in a few weeks time. There is now an easy way to review Firefox user interface changes without even installing the new version. "How is that possible?" you might ask. We ha...