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Orion 8.0 – Language Tooling Enhancements – Part 2

The number of language tooling enhancements added to Orion for the 8.0 release is so large we had to break it up into two parts.  The first part explained the introduction of hovers.  Try out all of these new features … Continue reading

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Orion 8.0 – Language Tooling Enhancements – Part 1

The number of language tooling enhancements added to Orion for the 8.0 release is so large we had to break it up into two parts.  Here is the first list of new and improved features available right now at orionhub.org … Continue reading

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What’s new in Orion’s Markdown editor

We want Orion’s Markdown editor to be the most useful and enjoyable one that’s out there. Here’s what’s improved recently: Content assist No more need to refer back to the markdown syntax on Daring Fireball, just invoke the Orion editor’s … Continue reading

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Orion’s new Help system

As was described in the Orion 7.0 release announcement, the Orion Help system has finally gotten the re-write it has long needed. Beyond eliminating our last use of JSPs, the new Help now features: A more integrated look A new … Continue reading

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Announcing Orion 7.0

Orion 7.0 is now available! Check it out right now on OrionHub, or download your own server. This release brings some significant changes, including rewriting several parts of the UI and adding capabilities in others. Here is a quick overview … Continue reading

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Orion 7.0 – Language Tooling Enhancements

The upcoming Orion 7.0 release has many improvements and enhancements in the language tooling, especially for Javascript development. Here is a list of the more notable changes coming in 7.0! Updated third party libraries Many third party libraries have been updated in 7.0: ESLint … Continue reading

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Orion 7.0 – Inline Global Search Pane

As of Orion 7.0 the stand-alone Orion Search page will be replaced by an inline search pane in the Editor page. There are several reasons for this. First, as a user, immediately before initiating a search, you are almost always … Continue reading

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Orion 7.0 – GitHub and Google+ Authentication

Orion 7.0, coming in late October 2014, will have significant improvements to its authentication infrastructure. Orion will now support OAuth 2.0 providers for authentication, in place of the OpenID and Mozilla Persona authentication methods. Orion 7.0 stable builds can be … Continue reading

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Orion 6.0 – Git Page Changes

In an attempt to stream line and improve Git workflows, we have started on a redesign of the Git pages in Orion 6.0 From Many to One One of our main design goals was to reorganize all of the git … Continue reading

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Orion’s new Markdown editor

Markdown has emerged as a popular authoring format for on-line documentation. The recently released Orion 6.0 includes a new split-pane Markdown editor that previews your generated HTML document as you type. You can try it out now, along with the … Continue reading

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