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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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It has been almost a month and a half since the last time that I talked about our progress in fighting sync IPC issues.  So I figured it’s time to prepare another Sync IPC Analysis report.  Again, unfortunately only the …

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