Firefox 3.1 beta 1 released
- By Trudy Walsh
- Oct 16, 2008
Mozilla has announced that a beta version of its Firefox 3.1 Web browser is now available for download.
The company is seeking feedback in several areas on the open-source browser, including:
- Web-standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine
- Added support for Cascading Style Sheets 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 by using special characters to restrict your search and
The company has posted more information about features for Web developers on its Web tech blog
Testers can download Firefox 3.1 Beta 1
for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux in 36 languages.
For more information, click here
Trudy Walsh is a senior writer for GCN.