Improving Firefox stability with this one weird trick – Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

Poorly behaving web pages and apps are no longer capable of crashing the browser by exhausting memory, thanks to a simple trick.

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Hasnain says:

“This little trick shipped in Firefox 105 and had an enormous impact on Firefox stability on Windows. The chart below shows how many out-of-memory browser crashes were experienced by users per active usage hours

You’re looking at a >70% reduction in crashes, far more than our rosiest predictions.”

Posted on 2022-11-22T17:13:24+0000