Category Archives: New & Noteworthy

New Graphical Git Log on Orion Git Page

Orion now supports a graphical view of commit history, similar to the git log –graph command on the Git command line. On the Orion Git page, you will notice this small icon has been added into the header of the … Continue reading






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New Support for GitHub Pull Requests in Orion

Orion now supports viewing and working with GitHub pull requests. Once a repository is cloned from a GitHub project, the associated pull requests can be viewed from the references dropdown menu under the expandable pull requests section. Once the pull request … Continue reading






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Language Tooling in 10.0 – Moving at the furious pace of web development

The 10.0 release of Orion is now out in the wild.  A ton of work has gone into language tools since the last official release, but I hope you haven’t been waiting over 4 months to check it out.  This … Continue reading






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Announcing Orion 10.0

The tenth release of Orion was made available this week. You can check it out now on OrionHub, or download the server to run your own instance. In numbers, this release contains 255 fixes and enhancements, in 650 commits, by … Continue reading






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Git Submodule Support

The upcoming Orion 10 release includes support for Git submodules, providing features very similar to the ones offered in the Git command line. Git command line logic was used with the JGit plugin to integrate the features outlined below. Adding … Continue reading






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Announcing Orion 9.0

With the continuous delivery model of the Orion cloud IDE you may have already tried many of the awesome new features in the latest release.  The official release of Orion 9.0 provides an excellent time to review and promote what … Continue reading






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Orion’s new look, and split editor

Designing a web based development tool has turned out to be a truly interesting and challenging job. Developers, it turns out, are strongly opinionated about the capabilities and behaviour of their tools, and want familiar controls at their fingertips. It’s fascinating for … Continue reading






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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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