Firefox gains weight, challenging its developers

Now too big to be built on 32-bit Windows, the popular browser forces Mozilla developers to look for alternatives.

By Katherine Noyes, PC World |  Internet, Firefox, JavaScript

Currently, the only officially supported Windows versions of Firefox are for 32-bit Windows; 64-bit versions exist, but only in the Nightly channel.

Ever-advancing features pose a constant challenge to developers of most kinds of software, which tends to get bigger and bigger as a result. It will be interesting to see how Mozilla ends up dealing with it this time.


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