Mozilla is showing off early builds of Servo, its new experimental rendering engine that is part of its plan to rebuild  Firefox from the ground up. While rewriting the rendering engine in Rust to avoid security flaws is a good step forward, Servo’s success could ultimately depend on what Mozilla decides to do with SpiderMonkey, the JavaScript execution engine.

The Servo next-generation rendering engine was written using the Rust programming language in order to address potential security vulnerabilities. Developers can find the source code in Mozilla’s GitHub repository and nightly in-development builds for MacOS and Linux on Servo Developer Preview Downloads. Windows and Android packages are expected shortly.

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Source: Security