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  • Developing & building Gecko& friends on Windows, especially Windows 8, has lots of room for improvement. Here's some of the tribal knowledge to make you happier on our most popular platform.

Prerequisite reading


Customizations to the Console Emulator

Build System Tweaks

Handy MOZCONFIG settings

Nifty Visual Studio tricks

VS 2010-13

VS 2010

VS 2011

VS 2012

Debugging JS on Windows

Debugging CPP on Windows


  • For build system questions/discussion: #build
  • For Windows specific questions/discussion: #windev