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Orion 3.0 M1 – New and Noteworthy

This week the Orion project released its latest milestone, 3.0 M1. Check it out now on OrionHub, or download your own server. Find out below what the Orion development team has been up to. EclipseCon experience The Orion team had … Continue reading

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Orion 2.0 M2 – New and Noteworthy

This Orion milestone saw some major structural changes under the covers of Orion. The Orion browser client had a major refactoring to make it easier to consume Orion components, and the new server based on Node.js made great progress. Some … Continue reading

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Orion 2.0 M1 – New and Noteworthy

Two major themes of the Orion 2.0 release are improved import/deployment and node.js support. These are large scale efforts and their benefits will mostly come in future builds. In the meantime, here are some goodies in the 2.0 M1 milestone … Continue reading

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Editing eclipse.org Web Sites with OrionHub

This post is for fellow Eclipse committers who have recently migrated their Eclipse project web sites to Git. With your web site stored in Git, you can now use Orion to maintain your web site directly from your browser without … Continue reading

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Orion 1.0 RC2 – New and Noteworthy

While the main focus during our release candidate period is bug fixing and documentation, a few new features snuck in over the last two weeks that are worth mentioning. These updates are already available on OrionHub, or for download. Persona … Continue reading

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Orion 1.0 M2 – New and Noteworthy

New features are still arriving at a rapid clip as we approach our 1.0 release, scheduled for late October 2012. This milestone has new goodies in JavaScript tools, global search, Git integration, editor functionality, and much more. Check out the … Continue reading

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Orion 1.0 M1 – New and Noteworthy

The first milestone towards the big Orion 1.0 release is now available. The main focus of this release cycle is on cleaning up and polishing the work of the previous incubating releases, and much of this effort is in behind … Continue reading

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Orion is not a Java IDE

A passing reference in a recent Wired article called Orion a tool for “those using the Java programming language.” Just to clear up any confusion, that statement is completely wrong. Orion is a tool for client-side web developers. In particular, … Continue reading

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Examples of Embedding The Orion Editor

Several people have recently asked for help or examples on how to embed the Orion editor. Part of the confusion stems from old sample code and blog posts floating around that are based on older versions of Orion. Rather than … Continue reading

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Orion 0.5 M2 – New and Noteworthy

The latest milestone of the Orion browser-based tools platform is now available. Check it out now on OrionHub (register here). You can also download your own copy of the server. The main focus of this milestone was to improve the … Continue reading

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