It’s nice to see Google Cloud ShellÂ usingÂ Orion in their latest offering. Google Cloud Shell is just that: a shell (really a bunch of shells) to a machine in the cloud. The machine contains source files (go figure) and Orion is great at editing files,Â syntax coloring, code assist, refactoring, dynamic linting and much more.
This is how you get to Orion in Cloud Shell:
Here is Orion running in Google Platform Shell:
I am reminded that IBM makes extensive use ofÂ Orion as a code editor in Bluemix DevOps Services and that weÂ should really blog about that again soon. Â Development in the cloud for the cloud!