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Firefox stability to get a boost with multiprocess browsing
Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 07 July 2009 11:28
Mozilla is adding support for multiprocess browsing to Firefox.

 The feature, which is already found in Google Chrome, will improve the stability and security of Mozilla's browser. Ars takes a look at the current status of the implementation and at an early demo that shows a page rendering in a separate process.

By Ryan Paul | Last updated July 7, 2009 8:35 AM CT

Mozilla has launched a new project called Electrolysis that aims to bring multiprocess browsing to Firefox. According to Mozilla, splitting up the page rendering workload into multiple processes will improve the browser's performance, security, and stability. The developers have already assembled a prototype that renders a page in a separate process from the interface shell in which it is displayed.  [ARS Technica...]    [Comments...]
 

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