Aurora And Beta: Future of Mozilla Firefox

by Edward Xu

in software gadgets

Firefox 4 is indeed a cool browser with lots of update and revamp, but Mozilla felt that the urge to revise the way Firefox add-ons are being tested and used. The revision is basically to ensure that adds-on hosted on Mozilla’s adds-on page will compatible and working for both Aurora and Beta version browsers.

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Mozilla is taking the extra mileage to test out all the add-ons before releasing it to Mozilla’s add-ons website. You will soon find the Mozilla’s adds-on website comes with compatibility remark that will inform you about which version of the browser is working with the particular adds-on.

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For those testing out the Aurora and Beta version, this simply means you will have to go without any of your favorite add-ons until the final version is released.

However, Mozilla is confident that once the update URL mechanism is completed, majority of the hosted add-ons will be compatible with both Aurora and the Beta version browsers. If you are a software or adds-on application developer and would like to test out Mozilla’s latest browsers, you could click here for the Mozilla’s Aurora and Beta official download page.

More could read full coverage by webmonkey, right here.

[ Source: Mozilla ]

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