Fx3a5 Released…Late But with Places!

Mozilla had planned on having Fx 3 Alpha 5 with Places out by May 31st. Well, they missed the May 31st time line by a few days. However, when it was released on June 6th, it did include Places at least for Bookmark management. Ryan at CyberNet News has a nice screenshot here:

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Some other new features with the 3.0a5 release:

  • Crash Reporting via the new Breakpad
    • Mac OS X & Some Windows builds (not yet on Linux)
  • New Javascript-based Password Manager
    • More details here.
  • Support for Growl notification under Mac OS X
  • Support for native controls on Mac OS X
  • Miscellaneous Gecko 1.9 bug fixes

Expect so see more UI (user interface) changes with Places coming with the Alpha 6 release scheduled for on/around June 29th.

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