Month: September 2017

Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #25

The Quantum Flow project started as a cross-functional effort to study and fix the most serious performance issues of Firefox affecting real world browsing use cases for the Firefox 57 release.  Thanks to the hard work of everyone who helped

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #24

I hope you’re not tired of reading these newsletters so far.  If not, I applaud your patience with me in the past few months.  But next week, as Firefox 57 will merge to the Beta channel, I’m planning to write

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #23

As was announced earlier today, Firefox 57 will be merged to the Beta channel on September 21, which is two weeks from today.  That wraps up the long development cycle that has gone on for maybe about a year now. 

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Identifying regressions when working on bugs

Many of the patches that we write are fixes to things that have broken as a result of a change, often known as regressions.  An important aspect of a high quality release is for us to be able to identify

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #22

With around three weeks left in the development cycle for Firefox 57, everyone seems to be busy getting the last fixes in to shape up this long-awaited release.  On the Quantum Flow project, we have kept up with the triage

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