Mozilla developing Metro-specific Firefox for Windows 8

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Cant wait for the first nighty build :)
 

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So, will we have to swap to a new screen to access the "Forward" and "Back" buttons? ;)
 

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<3 Firefox
 

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Anyone else wanting for a Metro Chrome?
 

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"Anyone else wanting for a Metro Chrome?"

Sure - then I can play Angry Birds.....ho ho!

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Mozilla begins adapting Firefox for Windows 8 Metro environment

Mozilla has started developing an official port of its Firefox Web browser for the Windows 8 Metro environment. They intend to deliver a fully functional version of the browser that will integrate with the Metro experience and offer a touch-friendly user interface.

The original plan for a Firefox Metro port was announced earlier this year when Mozilla published its 2012 strategy. The organization's plans for supporting Windows 8 were documented in the roadmap. Development on the port began this week, according to a blog entry published by Mozilla developer Brian Bondy.

Bondy described some of the technical details surrounding Metro browser development and explained how Mozilla intends to proceed with its implementation. The Metro environment imposes some strict technical limitations on developers, but Microsoft is making an exception for browser vendors.
One Microsoft Way - Microsoft News
 

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Thanks for the heads-up! As an avid firefox user this is great news!
 

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First screenshots of Windows 8 Metro Version of Firefox

firefox.pngWe have first screenshots of Windows 8 Metro Version of Firefox.

Brian Bondy, the project manager, has posted screenshots of Firefox Metro.

Brian R. Bondy - A working Firefox Windows 8 Metro prototype, status update 3


metro-no-sidebar.jpg
 

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Looks pretty bad. But I guess it's not supposed to be looks but rather function but they could have done a little better.
 

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Looks interesting.
Thanks for this Kostas7
I didn't analyze the pics too much but one comment mentioned that the pics aren't representative of Firefox following Win 8 design guidelines -- anyone know anything about this?

Frankly if all the settings for all the apps were to stay in the charms settings dialog I'd be one happy user.
 

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This is awful.......then again, it is firefox! :dinesh:
 

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They say HERE that FireFox 14 will be ready for win 8, but they have FireFox 14 out on their nightly builds HERE, but I haven't tryed it.:confused:
 

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