Firefox Front-End Performance Update #17

Hello, folks. I wanted to give a quick update on what the Firefox Front-end Performance team is up to, so let’s get into it. The name of the game continues to be start-up performance. We made some really solid in-roads last quarter, and this year we want to continue to apply pressure. Specifically, we want […]

Firefox Front-End Performance Update #16

With Firefox 67 only a few short weeks away, I thought it might be interesting to take a step back and talk about some of the work that the Firefox Front-end Performance team is shipping to users in that particular release. To be clear, this is not an exhaustive list of the great performance work […]

Firefox Front-End Performance Update #15

Firefox 66 has been released, Firefox 67 is out on the beta channel, and Firefox 68 is cooking for the folks on the Nightly channel! These trains don’t stop! With that, let’s take a quick peek at what the Firefox Front-end Performance team has been doing these past few weeks… Volunteer Contributor Highlight: Nikki! I […]

Firefox Front-End Performance Update #14

We’re only a few weeks away from Firefox 67 merging from the Nightly channel to Beta, and since my last update, a number of things have landed. It’s the end of a long week for me, so I apologize for the brevity here. Let’s check it out! Document Splitting Foundations for WebRender (In-Progress by Doug […]

Firefox Front-End Performance Update #13

It’s been just a little over two weeks since my last update, so let’s see where we are! A number of our projects are centered around trying to improve start-up time. Start-up can mean a lot of things, so we’re focused specifically on cold start-up on the Windows 10 2018 reference device when the machine […]