Of course, each of these content blocks are optional, and add-ons can completely replace the new tab page to create entirely different experiences.
We also refreshed form handling in Firefox, adding a brand new autofill feature and implementing built-in widgets for elements.
As a reader of the Hacks blog, you may be familiar with Project Quantum, our attempt to refactor, redesign, replace, and modernize the very core of Firefox.
We’ve shipped many incremental improvements to Firefox in the past, but this release marks the first milestone where we believe Firefox fundamentally feels like a newer, better browser.
Martin Brinkmann is a journalist from Germany who founded Ghacks Technology News Back in 2005.He is passionate about all things tech and knows the Internet and computers like the back of his hand.Firefox Quantum is now available in Developer Edition, and this Firefox is fast.So, if you point your browser at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/tag/firefox57 you will get 2273 add-ons right now To put this into perspective: Mozilla AMO lists 18814 add-ons right now.Not all of those are compatible with the current version of Firefox, Firefox 53 at the time of writing.