Firefox Aurora Notes

Version 38.0a2, first offered to Aurora channel users on February 27, 2015

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Firefox below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

What’s New

  • Reading List

  • New

    Locale added: Azerbaijani (az)

  • Changed

    autocomplete=off is no longer supported for username/password fields

  • Changed

    URL parser avoids doing percent encoding when setting the Fragment part of the URL, and percent decoding when getting the Fragment in line with the URL spec

  • Changed

    RegExp.prototype.source now returns "(?:)" instead of the empty string for empty regular expressions

  • Changed

    Page load times improved by speculative connection warmup

  • HTML5

    BroadcastChannel API implemented (more at hacks.mozilla.org)

  • HTML5

    Implemented srcset attribute and <picture> element for responsive images

  • HTML5

    Implemented DOM3 Events KeyboardEvent.code