Firefox to go with native UI on Android

Mozilla’s Johnathan Nightingale has announced an important change coming to future releases of Firefox on Android. According to the post, Mozilla will drop XUL as the language of choice for creating Firefox UI on Android and will use native widgets and interfaces instead.

XUL (eXtensible User interface Language), is an XML grammar used by Mozilla to define user interfaces for Firefox and Thunderbird. Gecko, the rendering engine is capable or interpreting this language and draw the user interface as required. The advantage of XUL has been that Mozilla only needs to compile and adapt Gecko for each platform in order to get the same user interface.

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