WebRTC is a standard Real-Time Communication API that is starting to make its way into web browsers. The goal is to define protocols that will enable apps like video chat or other data-intensive real-time exchanges to happen in web browsers without requiring any plug-ins. Mozilla has turned Web RTC “on” by default in this latest Firefox release.
It may take some time before we see an abundance of apps using these features, and to be frank, the workflow for ASM.js is still very much new, but from now on everyone can get their hands on it, so let’s wait and see what apps will surface first.
You can check the complete list of changes for Firefox 22, but other remarkable developments include: better high-resolution display support, Social services management, better webGL performance, improved memory management, CSS3 Flexbox support by default.
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