Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.5 Beta 4
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 brings a variety of new features, including availability in 70 languages, privacy tools such as Private Browsing Mode, support for JSON and Web worker threads, and improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering. Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 has been under development for 10 months, and its release comes over six weeks after the Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 Web browser release.Mozilla released Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 on April 27. The latest beta release of the Mozilla Firefox Web browser, based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, contains a number of new features, such as availability in 70 languages, privacy tools including a Private Browsing Mode, improvements to the Gecko layout engine, such as speculative parsing for faster content rendering, and support for Web technologies including HTML5 and elements.
"This milestone is focused on testing the core functionality provided by many new features and changes to the platform scheduled for Firefox 3," Mozilla said in a blog post. "Testers can download Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 builds for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux in 64 different languages. Developers should also read the Firefox 3.5 for Developers article on the Mozilla Developer Center."