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Blog entries related to the Mozilla project

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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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #21

We’re now about mid-way through the Firefox 57 development cycle.  The progress of Quantum Flow bugs has been steady, we now have 65 open [qf:p1] bugs at the time of this writing and 283 fixed bugs.  There are still more

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #20

It is hard to believe that we’ve gotten to the twentieth of these newsletters.  That also means that we’re very quickly approaching the finish line for this sprint.  We only have a bit more than five more weeks to go

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #19

As usual, I have some quick updates to share about what we’ve been up to on improving the performance of the browser in the past week or so.  Let’s first look at our progress on the Speedometer benchmark.  Our performance

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #18

This has been a busy week.  A lot of fixes have landed, setting up the Firefox 57 cycle for a good start.  On the platform side, a notable change that will be in the upcoming Nightly is the fix for

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #17

Next week, Nightly will switch to the 57 branch, beginning the development cycle of what will be the last train leaving the station towards Firefox 57.  Around 5 months ago, I started writing the first one of these newsletters, which

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