Mozilla Firefox faster more secure easier to use and sporting a new look this latest Firefox release sets a new standard for web browser innovation Mozilla Firefox project formerly Firebird which was formerly Phoenix is a redesign of Mozilla 39 s browser component written using the XUL user interface language and designed to be cross platform It is small fast and easy to use and offers many advantages over other web browsers such as the tabbed browsing and the ability to block pop up windows
Mozilla Firefox 3 is focused on improved memory handling performance and stability improved XUL and new core components such as application data stored in SQLite Firefox 3 is based on the Gecko 1 9 Web rendering platform which has been under development for the past 34 months This new platform includes more than 15 000 changes to improve performance stability rendering correctness and code simplification and sustainability Firefox 3 is been built on top of this new platform resulting in a more secure easier to use more personal product with a lot more under the hood to offer website and Firefox add on developers