Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Toshiba and Western Digital Reach Settlement, Agree to Strengthen Flash Memory Collaboration
Twitter Makes It Easier For Users to Create Threads
Tsinghua to Invest in China-based Lite-On Storage Plant
Facebook to Book Advertising Revenue Locally Following Pressure
New Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Provides Amped-Up Connected Gaming
Nintendo Says Switch Sells 10 Million Worldwide
Toshiba Unveils Embedded NAND Flash Memory Products for Automotive Applications
FCC to Hand Over Internet Oversight to FTC
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Latest ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Latest Firefox Drops Support For Java, Silverlight, Adobe Acrobat And Other Plugins


The latest Firefox version 52 does not support NPAPI plugins including, Java, Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Acrobat, while the Adobe Flash remains in place.



Over the past few years, Firefox has implemented various Web APIs so that websites can do the same things they've always done without plugins, so you will most likely not notice any change to your browsing experience.

The internet is full of websites that go beyond static pages, such as video, sound and games. NPAPI plugins, especially Flash, have helped enable these interactive pages. But they also make your browsing slower, less secure and more likely to crash.

Over the past few years, Firefox has worked hard to build replacements for these plugins. Together, they are called Web APIs. They are designed to replace the function of these plugins.

Firefox joins other modern browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge to remove support for these NPAPI plugins.

In case you're not yet ready for this transition to happen, the ESR (Extended Support Release) of Firefox 52 will continue to support these plugins until early 2018.



Previous
Next
Everspin To Unveils Low Latency nvNITRO PCIe NVMe Storage Accelerators Based on Spin Torque MRAM        All News        NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Credit card-sized Platform Released
Imagination Details New iPhone's Graphics - Meet The Furian 8XT Architecture     General Computing News      Amazon Delivers Echo Data in Murder Case

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Firefox's Faster Quantum Edition Web Browser is Now Available
Firefox Quantum Edition Will be the Fastest Firefox Ever
Firefox Focus Browser For Android Blocks Ads and Protects your Privacy
Microsoft's Web Bowsers Loose Share, Chrome Continues To March
Google's Chrome Is The Most Popular Web Browser
Next Firefox Browser Will Block Adobe's Flash
Latest Firefox Browser Brings Improvements To Tabs and Video
Firefox Edges Out Microsoft For First Time in Browser Wars
Firefox for iOS Gets Security Features
Firefox To Continue Support For Windows XP Support
Firefox OS Still Alive In Panasonic New Ultra HD TVs
Mozilla Pulls The Plug On Firefox Smartphone OS

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .