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Elements of Firefox overhaul arrive for testing

With a name like JaegerMonkey, how can Mozilla's upcoming JavaScript engine not vanquish rivals? Also: developments with extensions and hardware acceleration.

By March 1, 2010


Mozilla's new CTO: JavaScript, Firefox OS expert Andreas Gal

Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.

By April 24, 2014


Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013.

By September 12, 2012


Firefox 4 release slips to 2011

In a fiercely competitive marketplace, Mozilla gives up on its hope to release its overhauled browser this year.

By October 28, 2010


JavaScript: Now powerful enough to run Linux

The latest project to emerge from prolific programmer Fabrice Bellard is a JavaScript program that runs Linux on an emulated x86 processor within a browser.

By May 17, 2011


Microsoft shoots down Google's Dart language

Strong backing for JavaScript means Google's alternative programming language won't have an easy time finding a foothold on the Web.

By November 23, 2011


Firefox 4 release plan: The need for speed

Better performance is high on the list of improvements planned for Firefox 4. If all goes well, the new browser should emerge by November.

By May 11, 2010


Firefox coders propose fast-graphics deadline

Direct2D support on Windows could be available in a preview release of the open-source browser under a proposed second-quarter goal.

By March 31, 2010


Google tunes up Chrome's JavaScript engine

The biggest jump in JavaScript performance since Chrome was introduced will help fan the flames of today's hot browser competition.

By December 8, 2010


Original Game Boy becomes a Web app

Imran Nazar wanted a JavaScript project: write software to emulate Nintendo's classic game console. Today's browsers are up to the challenge.

By November 29, 2010