Firefox Beta
Release Notes

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41.0beta
Firefox Beta

August 12, 2015

Version 41.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on August 12, 2015

New

  • SVG images can be used as favicons

  • Enhance IME support on Windows (Vista +) using TSF (Text Services Framework)

  • Ability to set a profile picture for your Firefox Account

  • Firefox Hello now includes instant messaging

Fixed

  • Picture element does not react to resize/viewport changes

Changed

Developer

  • Developer Information
  • Removed support for binary XPCOM components in extensions, use addon SDK "system/child_process" pipe mechanism for native binaries instead

  • Network requests can be exported in HAR format

  • View HTML source in a tab

  • Quickly add new CSS rule with New Rule button in the Inspector

  • Screenshot a node or element from markup view with the Screenshot Node context menu item

  • Copy element CSS rule declarations with the Copy Rule Declaration context menu item in the Inspector

  • Pseudo-Class panel in the Inspector

Web Platform

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