Yesterday evening Firefox 36 was released and we just finished deploying it to our servers early in the morning today. The new Mozilla Firefox 36 browser is now available to all our paying and free customers.

Cross-browser testing in Firefox 36

Try Firefox 36 in Browserling now!

Here's what's new in Firefox 36:

  • Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced.
  • Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web.
  • Locale added: Uzbek (uz).
  • Encrypt HTTP traffic where the server supports HTTP/2 AltSvc.

Major Firefox 36 changes:

  • Shut down hangs will now show the crash reporter before exiting the program.
  • -remote option removed.
  • Insecure RC4 RC4 ciphers are no longer accepted whenever possible.
  • Phasing out Certificates with 1024-bit RSA Keys has begun.
  • TLS False Start optimization now requires a cipher suite using AEAD construction.

Firefox 36 HTML5 updates:

  • CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries.
  • Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added.
  • unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented.
  • object-fit and object-position implemented.
  • isolation CSS property implemented.
  • CSS3 will-change property implemented.
  • Improved ES6 generators for better performance.
  • Changed JavaScript 'const' semantics to conform better to the ES6 specification.

Firefox 36 developer tool updates include:

  • Eval sources now appear in the Debugger.
  • DOM Promises inspection.
  • Inspector: More paste options in markup view.

Firefox 36 fixes:

  • CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors.
  • Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart.

Happy cross-browser testing!