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Mozilla crash proofs latest Firefox 3.7 alpha with out-of-process plugins

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http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Mozilla, Browsers Hot on the heels of news that Flash is the most insecure and unstable element of the modern web browsing experience, the just-released Firefox 3.7 alpha 2 now loads plugins -- like Shockwave Flash -- into separate processes! Security and stability nerds rejoice! It's not quite per-tab processes, nor have Firefox add-ons been shifted into their own processes, but... so what?! This is still a major advance and a great sign of what Mozilla has up its sleeve. We shouldn't forget that this is actually a developer preview of Gecko 1.9.3, the rendering engine that'll be used in Firefox 3.7. This build not only included out-of-process plugins though: JavaScript and HTML5 performance has also been boosted. Some features aimed specifically at developers have also been pushed in, such as WebGL! [FF 3.7a2: Windows download link / Mac download link] Share tweetmeme_url = 'http://www.downloadsquad.com/2010/03/03/mozilla-crash-proofs-latest-3-7-alpha-with-out-of-process-plugin'; tweetmeme_source='DownloadSquad'; tweetmeme_style = 'compact'; Mozilla crash proofs latest Firefox 3.7 alpha with out-of-process plugins originally appeared on Download Squad on Wed, 03 Mar 2010 13:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments (General)