Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Orion Internationalization is Refreshing

Orion is being developed as a set of consumable web components that as a whole provide a full development platform. As developers create their components and plugins to extend Orion functionality, they should be aware that Orion is very much … Continue reading

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Mozilla WebApp Development Using Orion

As part of the Orion 0.5 Release we looked at an initial take on Orion as a Web Application. Both Google Chrome and Mozilla are working on Web Application frameworks and have App stores to surface these applications to end … Continue reading

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The Orion Shell: Not your father’s TTY

A new addition in the Orion 0.5 release is its Console page, which provides a command-line interface (CLI) for interacting with Orion.  Note that as of the Orion 1.0 release this page has been renamed to the “Shell” page in … 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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Writing a Content Assist Plugin For Orion

Orion includes a simple but powerful infrastructure for implementing content assist for your favorite language. This article will describe how to create your own content assist plugin by working through a simple example. As with any Orion plugin, the starting … Continue reading

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Hub to Hub: Using Orion Hub to Develop a Project on Git Hub

One of the New & Noteworthy items from last week’s Orion 0.2 M7 build was the ability to develop your Git Hub projects with Orion. For purely read-only access this is trivial to do: Visit the page for any Git … Continue reading

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