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bawz
5 hours ago, Gary7 said:

I used that one for a tad, I use FT Deep Dark now.

i dont mind me Dark Themes but i guess some people hate them an prefer light ones

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Boo Berry
13 hours ago, Demz said:

do you know what it actually looks like on the browser?

Uhh, yeah, I'm using it right now in Nightly (where I'm posting this from). It fits in with Windows 10's style more, which I like. It'll likely land in Linux and Mac too in Firefox 53.

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bawz
9 hours ago, Boo Berry said:

Uhh, yeah, I'm using it right now in Nightly (where I'm posting this from). It fits in with Windows 10's style more, which I like. It'll likely land in Linux and Mac too in Firefox 53.

yeah thats what i thought, probably more of a Windows like Theme rather than a Linux one. but yeah i looked at it in 53, but a link claims that i read that these 2 themes should also land in a stable branch, which may land in 52? dunno yet http://www.askvg.com/2-new-themes-compact-dark-and-compact-light-added-to-mozilla-firefox/

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bawz

but wait, there's more there planning to remove, . if people still wanna use it, go over to SeaMonkey

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WebAssembly Ends Browser Preview With Initial API & Binary Format

The WebAssembly stakeholders agreed that it's the end of the browser preview phase with the initial WebAssembly API and binary format being complete for their initial implementation. Web browsers can now begin shipping WebAssembly support enabled by default.

WASM can allow compiling C/C++ among other languages down into code supported by Firefox, Chrome, WebKit, and Edge.

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bawz
22 minutes ago, Konstantine said:

Hello everyone. I saw that Firefox 52 for Android is out( http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/mozilla/firefox/firefox-52-0-release/ )

so I was wondering if the PC version(or an almost-final build) is also out?

 

 

Edit: is that it? https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/candidates/52.0-candidates/build2/

Firefox 52 Technically comes out on the 7th Rapid Release Calendar https://wiki.mozilla.org/RapidRelease/Calendar

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Konstantine
4 hours ago, Demz said:

Firefox 52 Technically comes out on the 7th Rapid Release Calendar https://wiki.mozilla.org/RapidRelease/Calendar

So now the release cycle is 1 month ---> 2 months ---> 1 month ---> 2 months and so on and so on, Weird if you ask me. :p

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The_Decryptor
7 hours ago, Konstantine said:

So now the release cycle is 1 month ---> 2 months ---> 1 month ---> 2 months and so on and so on, Weird if you ask me. :p

Yeah, bit odd, but apparently it's not new

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Konstantine
1 hour ago, Demz said:

not much New stuff really coming into Firefox nowadays to really ship a release fast.

 

if you all look at this Nightly Blog https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/

 

you'll see Firefox more or less becoming more an more like Chrome , just take a look at the New Preferences

In the blog that you mention, there is a video showing Redux DevTools. In this video, why is the titlebar black/dark? How do we get this?

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bawz
1 hour ago, Konstantine said:

In the blog that you mention, there is a video showing Redux DevTools. In this video, why is the titlebar black/dark? How do we get this?

my guess is to use the New Compact Dark Theme that'll ship with 52? but will ship with 53 an above

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Konstantine
21 minutes ago, Demz said:

my guess is to use the New Compact Dark Theme that'll ship with 52? but will ship with 53 an above

It's not the compact theme. The DARK compact theme, makes the tabs the old-style and shrinks the back button.

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bawz
25 minutes ago, Konstantine said:

It's not the compact theme. The DARK compact theme, makes the tabs the old-style and shrinks the back button.

NFI dude, yet i dont care tbh might wanna ask in the Mozilla Google Mailing list or the Mozilla Firefox IRC channel  or  get on Mozillazine.org an ask in the Nightly Threads

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Konstantine
1 hour ago, Demz said:

NFI dude, yet i dont care tbh might wanna ask in the Mozilla Google Mailing list or the Mozilla Firefox IRC channel  or  get on Mozillazine.org an ask in the Nightly Threads

Thank you, I'll do that. I always forget Mozilla has an IRC server.

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bawz
12 hours ago, Konstantine said:

Thank you, I'll do that. I always forget Mozilla has an IRC server.

no idea if Mozilla had a Web irc client, i assume it does

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Boo Berry

Firefox 52 will officially be released today.

 

You can already get it via the usual places.

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The_Decryptor
On 05/03/2017 at 5:13 PM, Konstantine said:

In the blog that you mention, there is a video showing Redux DevTools. In this video, why is the titlebar black/dark? How do we get this?

That's just their system theme, the Linux theme is like the pre-10 theme on Windows and takes the titlebar colour from the system.

 

That's coming back to the Windows versions too, since Microsoft reversed course on that design idea rather quickly.

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Boo Berry

Classic Theme Restorer will officially die when Firefox 57 is released. Doesn't look like Mozilla is willing to add the APIs needed to allow CTR to continue on.

 

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/03/08/the-death-of-classic-theme-restorer-for-firefox/

 

If you still need it (and any other XUL/XPCOM extensions), switch to the ESR branch immediately to delay the inevitable until Firefox 59 moves to ESR in 2018.

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bawz
5 hours ago, Boo Berry said:

Classic Theme Restorer will officially die when Firefox 57 is released. Doesn't look like Mozilla is willing to add the APIs needed to allow CTR to continue on.

 

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/03/08/the-death-of-classic-theme-restorer-for-firefox/

 

If you still need it (and any other XUL/XPCOM extensions), switch to the ESR branch immediately to delay the inevitable until Firefox 59 moves to ESR in 2018.

thats not New News, you could of gotten that info on the mozillazine forum in this post here Old Firefox Extensions

Read all those posts an you'll see what extensions will DIE coming 57

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Boo Berry

It's news on gHacks, so I passed it along. But it's not surprising nonetheless.

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bawz
16 minutes ago, Boo Berry said:

It's news on gHacks, so I passed it along. But it's not surprising nonetheless.

dunno vhow many use DownThemAll . but that could possibly go Bye Bye to, an im not 100% sure about GreaseMonkey either

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