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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #15

Last week many Mozilla developers attended the Mozilla All Hands at San Francisco.  I didn’t attend the All Hands myself but from the activity on Bugzilla it looks like it was a productive week.  🙂  The intention behind the work

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #14

We have about 13 more weeks before the train of Firefox 57 leaves the station.  Next week many of you will be at the upcoming work week, so I thought it may be a good time to have some retrospection

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #13

I’m back with some more updates on another week worth of work on improving various performance aspects of Firefox. Similar to the past weeks, Speedometer remains a big focus area for performance work.  In addition to the many already identified

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #12

It has been a few weeks since I have given an update about our progress on reducing the amount of slow synchronous IPC messages that we send across our processes.  This hasn’t been because there hasn’t been a lot to

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Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #11

Keeping track of ongoing progress and how much more work different areas need is important.  I’ve found the new Firefox Health Dashboards that Harald Kirschner and the team have worked on extremely helpful.  You can see the status of the

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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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