Firefox Performance Update #11

Wow, it’s been a while1 since I posted one of these. We haven’t been resting on our laurels though – a bunch of work has been going on, and I want to highlight some of the big pieces that I’ve seen go by. But first… This Performance Update is brought to you by: getBoundsWithoutFlushing For […]

Firefox Performance Update #10

Hey folks – another Performance Update coming at you! It’s been a few weeks since I posted one of these, mostly due to travel, holidays and the Mozilla SF All-Hands. However, we certainly haven’t been idle during that time. Much work has been done Performance-wise, and there’s a lot to tell. So strap in! But […]

Firefox Performance Update #9

Hello, Internet! Here we are with yet another Firefox Performance Update for your consumption. Hold onto your hats – we’re going in! But first a word from our sponsor: ScriptPreloader! A lot of the Firefox front-end is written using JavaScript. With the possible exception of system add-ons that update outside of the normal release cycle, […]

Firefox Performance Update #8

Howdy folks! Another Firefox Performance Update coming at you. Buckle up. But first a word from our sponsor: Talos! Talos is a framework that we use to measure various aspects of Firefox performance as part of our continuous integration pipeline. There are a number of Talos “suites”, where each suite contains some number of tests. […]

Firefox Performance Update #7

G’day folks, just another Firefox Performance Update coming down the pike1 for you, so strap in. But first a word from our sponsor: health.graphics! This performance update is brought to you by The Quantum Dashboards at health.graphics! The first step to changing something is to measure it over time, and once you have those measurements, […]