Category Archives: New & Noteworthy

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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Orion and ESLint 0.6.2

In 7.0 we updated the version of ESLint used in Orion to 0.6.2 which has many improvements over the last version we were using (0.4.2). There is a catch though. Since version 0.4.2, ESLint has dropped support for the jslint … Continue reading

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Orion 6.0 – Language Tooling Enhancements

The upcoming Orion 6.0 release will bring many improvements to your online IDE experience.  Many enhancements and improvements have been added to the language tooling support in Orion, especially for Javascript development.  Here is a list of the more notable … Continue reading

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Orion 6.0 – Continuous Delivery

It has been a couple of months since any form of new Orion milestone has been announced, so you may be wondering just what the heck is going on with the Orion team! Rest assured there has been a ton … Continue reading

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Orion 5.0 – New and Noteworthy

Orion 5.0 is now available! Check it out now on OrionHub, or download your own server. An updated JavaScript implementation of the Orion server is also available from npmjs.org. The following are some of the notable new features and changes … Continue reading

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