Mozilla obviously underestimated the amount of efforts it takes to change the addon system. You can continue to argue that all key combinations are close to other key combinations ad infinitum. Do you think it performs better than other browsers? Addons in Chrome almost never break so the continuity is a huge plus. Live Action — Installing and Using Both FireBug and FirePath in FireFox. Gets all my favorite add-ons removed. This used to be our saviour! Open about:config page and create a new boolean and set it to true: browser. This allows administrators or other applications to configure extensions for users.
The rest of it is gingerbread, most of it un-needed and un-wanted. At that moment something goes wrong, as the deprecation is not done to be at the moment just after another Long Term Release — but the release is Fx 57 to me this seems arbitrary choosen. You can distribute it from another place. It may not be a pleasant read but I have to share what my Ghacks comments experience has been for a few months. With WebExtensions, however, that route is closing. Hopefully, they will eventually get all of the features baked in that made Firebug so beloved.
As a font end developer I always thankful to it. It is not even necessary to hand them over to Mozilla in order to run them. With the remote debugging protocol, you can implement your own debugging clients and servers, enabling you to debug websites using your own tools or to debug different targets using the Firefox tools. This prototype was built as an extension to built-in Firefox devtools and eventually integrated directly into devtools. Also, you are clearly not a software developer. They finally hit the kill switch in 55 on extensions that are not multi process so doing this as well at a similar time is a good idea. H wrote on : Well we have 3 Points here: 1 Addons Need Sorry but no, its not enough what is currently Supported.
To be more specific, setting a breakpoint in different ways is broken most of the time. No, for sure I see 1,5 vpn plugins, but 0 good free plugins. Firebug was a FireFox extension lite version released for Chrome that made live debugging of website code possible. I Googled it, but couldn't find information on it. Not mentionig some wired privacy controversions Cliqz etc.
Firefox 57 lists disabled add-ons under legacy extensions on the about:addons web page. You can even toggle the media. Connect the developer tools to an instance of Firefox running on an Android device. It was just marketed as a better alternative to Internet Explorer. Was definitely a nice to have.
Address Bar I've mentioned the address bar, but have you noticed when you type, you can select a search engine to use as a default? Web automation was the only area where Firefox was superior. D Keep whining… Oh and by the way, this is basically what you are doing the entire time, just in reverse direction. These are minor gripes in an otherwise great product. . You have no clue when it comes to software development, as it seems.
Go to the Firebug website and you'll see this message: This awesome piece of software was developed and maintained by Joe Hewitt, Jan Odvarko, robcee and the Firebug Working Group. Dude, please calm down with the crusade. If a search engine that is not shipped with Firefox is requested as default, the to accept the new default. Firefox is fast now, and it will only get faster in future. Supporting Linux is not some huge ordeal, and probably at this point it's mostly a sunk cost. Probably, after 56 versions, you might have simply forgotten what makes a great browser.
I have to use Alt-Cmd-i to toggle the developer tools. They failed to achieve a higher security level, and also failed to keep up an open platform, essentially only creating problems for its users. A major difference: Internet Explorer was intentionally ignored and crippled by Microsoft to stall the development of web apps in favor of native apps. I am willing to sacrifice a few addons if it means a browser will be slick fast and responsive. At the time we could not tell anyone: too many users were exposed.
Above all else, thank you for making the tabs square again! Connect the developer tools to a specific iframe in the current page. Finally, Mozilla is a non-profit and their revenue comes 90% from search deals they make with the default search engines, who get traffic from Firefox setting them as default. We were relatively small group and every single new feature we introduced was used by millions of people the next day. Legacy extension support will be dropped when the Beta version is updated to version 57 on October 10, 2017, and when the Release version of. All Members Jan 'Honza' Odvarko Christoph Dorn John J.