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Firefox.next: going faster

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After five years, Mozilla Firefox steps boldly into a rejuvenated and competitive technology space of its own making. To continue to succeed, Firefox must move faster and with strong …

After five years, Mozilla Firefox steps boldly into a rejuvenated and competitive technology space of its own making. To continue to succeed, Firefox must move faster and with strong direction.

(First presented at MozCamp EU 2009 by Mike Beltzner)

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  • 1. firefox.next vision/rationale/plan
  • 2. 5 years of Firefox (look at those download numbers!)
  • 3. this is my point: the best way to support the mozilla mission is to deliver new, open web technology as quickly as possible
  • 4. why we ship it demonstrates our technology it improves user experiences it provides an open option it makes the web better
  • 5. speed firefox 1.5 ...12 months firefox 2.0 ...11 months firefox 3.0 ...21 months firefox 3.5 ...12 months ... ie7 was 60 months ... ie8 was 17 months ... chrome3 was 4 months
  • 6. going faster will let us show more will let us do more will let us iterate more openly means smaller projects means frequent releases means doing 2 things at once image courtesy of stock.xchng
  • 7. who is it that we need to outrun? image courtesy of stock.xchng
  • 8. these guys
  • 9. new competition competition was once about proprietary browser features competition is now about control over technology “open source” vs “open like the web”
  • 10. this is the threat: the collaborative, collective development model that built the web may be replaced
  • 11. we can go faster photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/nchill4x4/3022100845
  • 12. speedier firefox 1.5 ...12 months firefox 2.0 ...11 months firefox 3.0 ...21 months firefox 3.5 ...12 months firefox 3.6 ... 6 months firefox 3.7 ... 5 months firefox 4.0 ... 6 months photos from http://www.flickr.com/photos/43130906@N04/3989145893/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/42000933@N02/3979715423/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/adhe55/2591856819/
  • 13. without direction fast can be risky image courtesy of stock.xchng
  • 14. firefox direction strong user experience open web platform built on solid foundation all putting the user at the centre of the open web
  • 15. user experience navigation interaction identity personalization socialization
  • 16. open web platform HTML5 web application engine rich media technology 3d graphics access to built in devices
  • 17. solid foundation speed stability security privacy interoperability
  • 18. roadmap (subject to change, as always!) 2010 firefox 3.6 personas, plugin updates, full screen video, CSS gradients, js ctypes, more responsive, more 2010 stable, faster, WinCE, Maemo 2010 2010 firefox 3.7 weave, tab management, new theme, animation, out of process plugins, more responsive, more stable, faster, Android? 2010 firefox 4.0 jetpack, new user interface, task based browsing, content creation tools, process separation, more responsive, more stable, faster 2011 2010 firefox 4.1 ... more responsive, more stable, faster
  • 19. challenges communication and co-ordination branch management & tools localization update and maintenance product/feature direction co-ordination across groups
  • 20. firefox.next let’s make it happen beltzner@mozilla.com other than stock.xchng photos, all content licensed CC-Attribution-ShareAlike-3.0 and on facebook, twitter & flickr http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

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