Author Archives: John Arthorne

Announcing Orion 0.3

The Orion project is pleased to announce the availability of its 0.3 release. If you’re using Orion Hub, then congratulations on successfully upgrading to the new release! If you don’t have an account, sign up for free here. If you’re … Continue reading

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Orion 0.3 RC2 – New and Noteworthy

The Orion 0.3 release review is now underway. See the review slides for more details on what’s coming in this release. While you’re waiting for the final release to come out, here are some last minute enhancements that snuck into … Continue reading

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Deploying web applications from Orion to Heroku

So you’ve written a shiny new web application with Orion, and you’re ready to deploy it. You can use old-school methods like exporting your application from Orion as a zip, or SFTPing your app to a remote web server. Another … Continue reading

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Orion 0.3 M2 – New and Noteworthy

Here are some of the more noteworthy things available in milestone build M2 (September 23, 2011) which is now available for download. This milestone is now also running on Orion Hub. Visit http://eclipse.org/orion to request an account. Editor hyperlinks Hyperlinks … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: Mobile Development with Orion and PhoneGap

What would it take to build a complete mobile tool chain in the browser? Mike Milinkovich posed this question the other day in a conversion with some Orion developers. The question is quite relevant for today’s mobile developers, who currently … Continue reading

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Orion 0.3 M1 – New and Noteworthy

Between weddings, road trips, and puttering around at the cottage, the Orion team has scraped together a respectable list of new features for their latest milestone. Here are some of the more noteworthy things available in milestone build M1 (August … Continue reading

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Orion 0.2 Release is Now Available!

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. – … Continue reading

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Orion on the Move

Following the successful Orion project creation review, the Orion code and downloads are moving to their new permanent homes. Orion downloads are now available here: http://download.eclipse.org/orion/. The Orion code repositories have moved to: http://git.eclipse.org/c/orion/org.eclipse.orion.client.git http://git.eclipse.org/c/orion/org.eclipse.orion.server.git The June 2011 0.2 release … Continue reading

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Orion 0.2 RC3 is Available

The final release candidate towards the Orion 0.2 release is now available. This stable build is available for download, or on Orion Hub (sign up for a free account here). The only notable change from the previous release candidate is … Continue reading

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Orion 0.2 RC1 – New and Noteworthy

But wait, wasn’t the last milestone only a week ago? Yes, but the Orion team has still found some time for a few small tweaks for our first release candidate. Read on for details on what’s new in this latest … Continue reading

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