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Blog entries related to the Mozilla project

Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #10

Let’s start this week’s updates with looking at the ongoing efforts to improve the usefulness of the background hang reports data.  With Ben Miroglio’s help, we confirmed that we aren’t blowing up telemetry ping sizes yet by sending native stack

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #9

It’s been 10 weeks since I have started writing these newsletters (the number in the title isn’t an off by one error, there was a one week hiatus due to a work week!). We still have quite a bit of

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #8

I hope you are still not tired of reading these! 🙂 If not, time for another quick update about the ongoing performance related work. There are two important changes that have landed in Nightly. The first one is that Nightly

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #7

It’s time for another quick update about the recent Quantum Flow work. I want to start by shedding some light into the performance of synchronous IPC caused by JavaScript.  Here is a breakdown report for data as of today similar

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #6

I would like to share some updates about some of the ongoing performance related work. We have started looking at the native stack traces that are submitted through telemetry from the Background Hang Reports that take more than 8 seconds. 

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #5

Another week full of performance related updates quickly went by, I’d like to share a few of them. We’re almost mid-April, about 3 weeks after I shared my first update on our progress battling our sync IPC issues.  I have

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #4

As promised (with a day of delay), here is an update on what happened in the last two weeks on making Firefox faster as part of the Quantum Flow project. Last week we had a big work week at the

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #3

Another week, another Quantum Flow engineering newsletter!  We have a lot to cover, so let me get started. Michael Layzell is getting really close on his work on bug 1346415 in order to collect native stacks from Background Hang Reports

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #2

This past week was another busy week chasing down performance issues in Firefox.  We managed to knock out a few issues, get closer to close out a couple of really high impact ones, and are making good progress on starting

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #1

A while ago a number of engineers including myself started to look into a performance project that turned into Quantum Flow.  The focus of the project is finding and prioritising the issues across the entire browser so we will need

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