Yesterday Mozilla released new beta version of Firefox 3, the beta 4. On this new beta version, Mozilla developers include more than 900 enhancements from the previous beta 3, add performance boost, increase the stability and improve the user interface.
Firefox 3 is based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, which on the release note web page said that it has been developed since the last 31 months. Within 31 months, Mozilla developers already made 12.000 updates, re-architecting and simplifying the codes.
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As the buzz of Mozilla Firefox 3 goes all around the Internet, which I’m waiting it to be soon a stable version, I’m eager too to see the new release of Mozilla Thunderbird. I read the news at Cnet News that Mozilla is currently developing the next version of Thunderbird. Frankly I’m happy that there is still some news and progress about this good email client application, as Thunderbird seemed to be a stepchild of Mozilla because of all attention to its well know free browser Firefox.
Some improvement expected to be added on Thunderbird are integration of Lightning calendar add-on and tabbed email UI. Actually you can start trying the calendar add-on by downloading it and install it on Thunderbird, which I already did :) I haven’t tried it further than installing it and look around, my first impression is “this is good”. Before I was installing a calendar add-on which integrates Mozilla Sunbird (a standalone calendar application) but the integration doesn’t look as nice as Lightning does. Continue reading Mozilla Thunderbird 3