Neutron Blog

// Neutron Builder

Jan 28th, 2014 at 9 p.m.

A couple of weeks ago we launched Neutron Builder which lets you compile different web languages on Chrome. We launched with Less CSS support and today added CoffeeScript support. Neutron Builder will watch your files for changes and will automatically recompile output when anything changes. So if you're looking to ...
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// Apps Script Import/Export

Oct 19th, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Today we released a new feature that lets you easily import and export Google Apps Script projects. With this feature you will be able to edit Apps Script in Neutron Drive and use great features like real time collaboration. Or maybe you just need to export a project to add ...
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// Introducting The Neutron Drive Cat Ranch

Oct 7th, 2013 at 8 p.m.

Today we would like to introduce a new feature in Neutron Drive called Cat Ranch. Cat Ranch lets you build development virtual machines that automatically get hooked up to Neutron Drive. To create a development machine, it is as simple as entering a username and password and selecting a few ...
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// HTML, Textile, and reStructuredText Preview

Sep 14th, 2013 at 8 p.m.

Today we released more previewers. So in addition to Markdown you can now preview Textile, reStructuredText, and HTML. The preview feature lets you see what your markup will look like when it is rendered. This is extremely helpful if you're learning a new markup language because you can experiment with ...
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// Multiple Cursors and Block Selections in Neutron Drive

Sep 1st, 2013 at 6 a.m.

Here's a quick run down on how to use multiple/block selections in Neutron Drive. Note if your on a PC, switch COMMAND with CTRL. And also note, that right now these methods do not work on Chrome OS, but we're working on a fix. Mouse Drag with {ALT} to create ...
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// Essential Tools for Remote Work

Aug 25th, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Here are a list of tools I find essential when working with remote teams. I list first the tools I think every remote team must use, then some more tools I like to use, and lastly a list of new tools I have yet to try. Essential Tools Group Chat: ...
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// Django Class Based View Performance

Aug 18th, 2013 at midnight

Since the introduction of class based views in Django, one thing has always bothered me, performance. Because a lot of simple generic views have an inheritance tree longer than my family history, I wondered whether this would effect performance. In general, I think writing your own class based views is ...
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// Markdown Preview

Aug 10th, 2013 at 5 p.m.

You can now preview Markdown as you type in Neutron Drive! This brings you instant feedback as you type. This especially helps when you're trying to remember a mark up language's syntax. This is our first previewer and we plan to do more in the future. If you have a ...
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// Thoughts on Django Best Practices

Aug 4th, 2013 at 8 a.m.

I recently read Two Scoops of Django by Daniel Greenfeld and Audrey Roy. For the most part I agree with 90% of what they say and would recommend this book to any developer learning Django. Since I've been in the Django world for a while now, it was not a ...
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// FTP Client for Google Drive

Jun 29th, 2013 at midnight

You can now deploy your code from Google Drive via FTP, FTPS, or SCP (SSH) with Neutron Drive Pro accounts. The built in FTP client is the fastest in the west and secured to keep out all the alley cats. We take all measures to secure your data so we ...
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