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"Firefox" is a 1982 U.S. action film produced, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. It is based upon the 1977 novel of the same name by Craig Thomas.


"Firefox" is a thriller novel written by Craig Thomas and published in 1977. The Cold War plot involves an attempt by the CIA and MI6 to steal a highly advanced experimental Soviet fighter aircraft. The chief protagonist is fighter pilot turned spy Mitchell Gant. The book was subject to a 1982 film adaptation produced and directed by Clint Eastwood who also played the role of Gant in the film.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Techno-thriller, Fiction
  • subjects: Espionage, Adventure, Cold War
  • released on (37 years ago)


"Firefox" is a single player arcade laserdisc game based on the 1982 Clint Eastwood movie of the same name. It was produced by Atari, Inc. in 1984 and was Atari's only laserdisc game. Like Atari's previous Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back games, Firefox came as both an upright and sit down cabinet, and featured a yoke style controller.

  • genre: Shooter game


"Firefox" is a musical album of Frank Molder.

  • released on (8 years ago)


Who is Firefox?

Firefox a.k.a. Roni Size is a British record producer and DJ, who came to prominence in 1997 as the founder and leader of Reprazent, a drum and bass collective. That year they won the Mercury Prize for their album New Forms.


Firefox is a musical group.

  • album: "Sex Shooter"


Firefox: Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed for Windows, OS X, and Linux, with a mobile version for Android, by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards.

  • also known as Mozilla Firebird, Phoenix, Mozilla Firefox, FF
  • developers: Mozilla Foundation, Mozilla Corporation
  • genres: Web browser, File Transfer Protocol, News aggregator
  • license: Mozilla Public License, GNU General Public License, GNU Lesser General Public License
  • released on (12 years ago)
  • official website:

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Google previewMastering Integrated HTML and CSS (2007)

by Virginia DeBolt

Since Firefox is a browser that follows the standards quite well, it is a good browser to use as your test browser when you are first planning and designing your pages. Open source projects provide source code for software to programmers and ...

Google previewComputer Power Consumption Benchmarking for Green Computing

We used the Mozilla Firefox web browser version Firefox is an ideal browser to ...

Google previewOpen Source Software: New Horizons (2010)

6th International IFIP WG 2.13 Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2010, Notre Dame, IN, USA, May 30 - June 2, 2010, Proceedings by Pär J. Ågerfalk, Cornelia Boldyreff, Jesús M. González-Barahona, Gregory R. Madey, John Noll

Introduction Firefox is an open source project that explicitly tries to cater to the needs of a mainstream audience. Judging by its market share, as estimated for instance by the firm StatCounter (, Firefox is succeeding.

Google previewDirect Compositionality (2007)

by Chris Barker

'Mozilla Firefox is a very powerful navigator, now in its first version, recently released. For a final user, at first sight what is most distinctive initis the navigation with tabs, very useful in order not to have several navigators using up resources orin ...

Google previewDesigning Web-Based Applications for 21st Century Writing Classrooms (2016)

by George Pullman, Gu Baotong

Although ultimately it's important to test a site in as many browsers as possible, for development, Firefox is a fine choice, particularly because of extensions such as Chris Pederick's Web Developer Addon ...

Google previewEloquent JavaScript (2011)

A Modern Introduction to Programming by Marijn Haverbeke

Still, Firefox is a widely used browser, so when you write a program for the Web, you have to be careful with this. There is a method propertyIsEnumerable, which does mostly the same thing as hasOwnProperty, but also returns false for hidden ...

Google previewBeginning Smartphone Web Development (2010)

Building JavaScript, CSS, HTML and Ajax-based Applications for iPhone, Android, Palm Pre, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Nokia S60 by Gail Frederick, Rajesh Lal

Firefox is a convenient developer tool for testing mobile markup, but it is a poor visual imitation of an actual mobile device. It is suitable only for developer testing. 2. Mobile browser emulators execute the actual mobile browser code (or close to ...

Google previewXML (2006)

Problem - Design - Solution by Mitch Amiano, Conrad D'Cruz, Kay Ethier, Michael D. Thomas

Firefox was used to compare and contrast the browser examples, which were designed to display on a minimally conformant (IE6) HTML browser. Firefox is an open source project, available from ...

Google previewThe Midnight Show (2008)

Late Night Cable-TV “guy-flicks” of the 80’s by Ken Knight

FIREFOX is a bit slow at first but it was necessary to detail how “Mitchell Gant” ( played by Clint Eastwood) snuck into the USSR with the help of Russian political dissidents, and then manage to get on a tightly-guarded Soviet Air Force base, ...

Google previewInvestigating Internet Crimes (2013)

An Introduction to Solving Crimes in Cyberspace by Todd G. Shipley, Art Bowker

Firefox ( Firefox is a free, open source Web browser for ...

Google previewMac OS X Snow Leopard for Power Users (2011)

Advanced Capabilities and Techniques by Scott Granneman

Today, Firefox is an excellent browser that millions of people around the world use every day. In fact, it's the second most popular web browser in the world, which is a pretty impressive achievement for an open source project that was ...

Google previewHow Information Technology Is Conquering the World (2012)

Workplace, Private Life, and Society by Kai A. Olsen

Lotus Notes is a trademark of IBM; Firefox is a trademark of the Mozilla Foundation, Instagram is a trademark of ...

Google previewUbuntu Linux Bible (2007)

by William von Hagen

This dialog enables you to install any of the following applications on your Windows system: n Mozilla Firefox is a Web browser that provides a popular and secure alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer on Windows systems. The core ...

Google previewOpen Source for the Enterprise (2005)

Managing Risks, Reaping Rewards by Dan Woods, Gautam Guliani

Firefox is a fast, easy-to-use web browser that provides a consistent user interface across multiple platforms. Its main features are: • Pop-up blocking through a sophisticated mechanism that blocks unwanted popups while allowing you to see ...

Google previewSociety, Ethics, and Technology, Update Edition (2011)

by Morton Winston, Ralph Edelbach

Firefox is a new browser. As we all know, the browser on all our computers is Internet Explorer, made by Microsoft. Through a very interesting collaboration last year, a nineteen-year-old at Stanford, working with a twenty-four-year-old in New ...

Google previewTake Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon (2009)

by Sharon Zardetto, Andy Baird

Firefox. A Web browser based on Open-source code that originated at Netscape. Versions are available for Mac OS, Windows, and Linux. Firefox isn't very Mac- like, but it can be enhanced by a large variety of freeware and shareware add- ons ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Computer Science (2016)

by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

Firefox A *web browser from the Mozilla Foundation. Derived from the same codebase as *Netscape Navigator, Firefox went through a number of development releases before version 1.0 was released in 2004. The current ( 2014) version is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (2009)

by Harry Henderson

pointers and indirection increasingly popular Firefox browser. For example, there are plug-ins that enable the user to view and work with the HTmL and other elements of the page being viewed. Another popular area is plug-ins that make it ...

Google previewDictionary of Computing (101-)

Updated with the latest technologies by Handz Valentín

Examples are Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, and Google Chrome. Also called a Web browser. Image 11: Google Chrome ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

for example, Internet Explorer© 7, Netscape Navigator©, Firefox©, Safari©, Opera©, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2009)

by Jonathan Law

finite capacity loading Firefox fire insurance firewall firm firm commitment firm offer firm order firmware firstclass paper (fine paper) firstinfirstout cost (FIFO cost) firstloss policy firstmortgage debenture firstnotice ...

Google previewThe Social Media Revolution: An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting (2016)

An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting by Jarice Hanson

After a series of assigning parts of the company to different units within AOL, the Netscape Browser was reconceptualized to look more like the newer and highly successful Mozilla Firefox browser, produced by the Mozilla Foundation, that had ...

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