Both of these operations are entirely possible to do in vanilla Blender, but they take way too many steps while in Edit Mode. I've created these little scripts so that I don't have to break my flow and jump in and out of Edit Mode while modeling.
These are also completely free and can be downloaded from GitHub
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Warning: Object animation, instanced meshes, and many modifiers are all based on the object's origin and orientation, so use these tools with caution and intention.