Firefox 19.0 Released

If you haven’t updated your Firefox, Mozilla recently released its new Firefox web browser verion 19.0 with built-in HTML5-Based PDF Viewer. This is another cool release of Firefox specially for web developers. Below are the release notes:

Desktop

  • Built-in PDF viewer
  • Canvas elements can export their content as an image blob using [hl]canvas.toBlob()[/hl]
  • Startup performance improvements (bugs 715402 and 756313)
  • Debugger now supports pausing on exceptions and hiding non-enumerable properties
  • Remote Web Console is available for connecting to Firefox on Android or Firefox OS (experimental, set devtools.debugger.remote-enabled to true)
  • There is now a Browser Debugger available for add-on and browser developers (experimental, set devtools.chrome.enabled to true)
  • Web Console CSS links now open in the Style Editor
  • CSS [hl]@page[/hl] is now supported
  • CSS [hl]viewport-percentage length units[/hl] implemented (vh, vw, vmin and vmax)
  • CSS text-transform now supports [hl]full-width[/hl]
  • Certain valid WebGL drawing operations are incorrectly rejected, leaving incomplete rendering in affected pages [FIXED]
  • Starting Firefox with -private flag incorrectly claims you are not in Private Browsing mode [FIXED]
  • Plugins stop rendering when the top half of the plugin is scrolled off the top of the page, in HiDPI mode [FIXED]

Mobile

  • Added theme support
  • Support for Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese localizations
  • Lowered minimum CPU requirement to 600MHz [CHANGED]
  • Canvas elements can export their content as an image blob using [hl]canvas.toBlob()[.hl]
  • CSS [hl]@page[/hl] is now supported
  • CSS [hl]viewport-percentage length units[/hl] implemented (vh, vw, vmin and vmax)
  • CSS text-transform now supports [hl]full-width[/hl]
  • Certain valid WebGL drawing operations are incorrectly rejected, leaving incomplete rendering in affected pages [CHANGED]
  • Holding backspace may delete text both in front of and behind the cursor [FIXED]