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Mozilla Tilts the Web with Firefox 11

Mozilla is out with another rapid release of the open source Firefox web browser. Firefox 11 delivers at least 8 security fixes, including a fix for zero day flaws reported at the pwn2own hacking challenge last week.

Firefox 11 isn't just about security updates. It also expands on the developer tools that Firefox 10 delivered six weeks ago.

Mozilla is out with another rapid release of the open source Firefox web browser. Firefox 11 delivers at least 8 security fixes, including a fix for zero day flaws reported at the pwn2own hacking challenge last week.

Firefox 11 isn't just about security updates. It also expands on the developer tools that Firefox 10 delivered six weeks ago.

In Firefox 10, Mozilla included the new Inspect Tool that enables developers to inspect website code. With Firefox 11, Mozilla is taking their developer tools a step further with the new Tilt tool. Tilt is a visual layout tool that provides a 3D view of page layout.

"While developer tools like 'view source' have always been useful to learn about how to develop a page, the 3D View more clearly illustrates how the parts of a website are structured," Mozilla stated. "After selecting 3D View in Page Inspector, just hover your mouse over the elements to get more information about each piece you select."

Read the full story at Datamation:
Mozilla Cranks Firefox to 11

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.