Mozilla Firefox 4 Mobile today and beyond

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Jun 24, 2012 (5 years and 3 months ago)

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Mobile: Today and Beyond

Stuart Parmenter,
Director of Mobile

stuart@mozilla.com

Agenda


About Mozilla


Where we are today


Mozilla Firefox 4


HTML5: New capabilities for the Web


Where we are going

Mozilla: Who We Are


A global community and nonprofit organization


Firefox answers to no one but you!


More than 450 million users worldwide


Shaping future of the Web for the public good

Mobile landscape


First generation “mobile web” was bad, hard to innovate


Real browsers on mobile are finally emerging


Today’s hardware and networks are ready for the web


Mozilla’s mission of openness and innovation matters
here


Mobile is still in infancy, constantly changing

Where are we today?


Firefox 4 for Android and
Maemo

was released at the
end of March

Firefox 4


Firefox on Android!


Streamlined new user interface


Desktop and mobile, in perfect sync


Customize
-

make Firefox your own


Fast!


Full screen dedicated to Web


Minimal typing


Swipe, tap, pinch

Sleek

User Interface

Your Firefox,

Wherever You Go



Awesome Screen


Firefox Sync


Dynamic Start Page


Firefox Home

Your Firefox,

Wherever You Go



Awesome Screen


Firefox Sync


Dynamic Start Page


Firefox Home

Your Firefox,

Wherever You Go



Awesome Screen


Firefox Sync


Dynamic Start Page


Firefox Home

Your Firefox,

Wherever You Go



Firefox Sync


Awesome Screen


Dynamic Start Page


Firefox Home

Features


Tabbed browsing


Bookmarks


Fit to Zoom


Find in Page


Save to PDF, Save for Later


Sharing


Customize search engine

Features


Tabbed browsing


Bookmarks


Fit to Zoom


Find in Page


Save to PDF, Save for Later


Sharing


Customize search engine

Features


Tabbed browsing


Bookmarks


Fit to Zoom


Find in Page


Save to PDF, Save for Later


Sharing


Customize search engine

double
-
tap

Features


Tabbed browsing


Bookmarks


Fit to Zoom


Find in Page


Save to PDF, Save for Later


Sharing


Customize search engine

Most

Customizable


Add
-
ons

Teach your browser new tricks!

Most

Customizable


Personalization

with Personas

Power of the Web

Open Web


The web is based on open
standards


HTML


CSS


DOM


JavaScript


The web is not controlled
by a single vendor


One Web


There is no “mobile web”


The
web that works on your desktop should work on
your mobile device


Powered by Gecko


One engine, shared among desktop Firefox and mobile
Firefox


Actively maintained on Windows, Mac, Linux (GTK+ and Qt)
and Android


Leading Web compatibility


Optimized for ARM processors


Just
-
in
-
time JavaScript compiler


HTML5


Multi
-
core


Dual core phones available now, quad later this year


How can we take advantage of these?


Electrolysis


Out of process
plugins


Moving things off main thread: video, HTML5 parsing, I/O


JS garbage collection


Graphics compositing


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HTML5 Enables Amazing Web
Apps

Graphics


<canvas>



<
svg
>



Downloadable Fonts


Device APIs


Geolocation



Orientation



Notifications



Camera

Fast!

Where are we going?


Rapid Releases going forward


Firefox 4 is out now


Firefox 5 will be out by end of June

Focus on Applications

What is needed to build a new class of applications on the
web?


Games such as Angry Birds?


Skype?


Hardware Acceleration


Take advantage of graphics hardware now present in
phones


Fast video rendering


YUV
-
>RGB conversion and scaling in hardware


Fast and smooth scrolling


Optimized
plugin

rendering


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More Multimedia


WebGL



<video>



<audio>



Flash support

Not Just Phones
-

Tablets

Firefox Home

The End


Thank you for your time!



I would love to hear more about mobile in China. Please
send me email!



stuart@mozilla.com