Monthly Archives: July 2014

Optimising for 60fps everywhere — GoSquared Engineering

JavaScript is fast by itself, but understanding re-paints and re-layouts is critical to avoiding jitter and hanging, especially on mobile


Before understanding how to optimize web applications for efficient rendering in JavaScript, it’s important to understand what is going on in the browser.

Re-layouts, repaints, layers, compositing, CPU, GPU

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WebIDE for Firefox OS Lands in Firefox Nightly

Code and debug a Firefox OS app within Firefox: all layout and styling, including the home screen, can be manipulated in the dev toolbar


Create, edit, and test a new Web application right from your browser. It lets you install and test apps on Firefox OS devices and simulators and integrates the Firefox Developer Tools for seamless debugging and inspection across those devices. This is a first step towards debugging across various platforms and devices over WiFi using ope

Read more at Mozilla Hacks