seaborn v0.11.0.rc0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-09-02 // about 2 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ This is the first release candidate for v0.11.0, a major release with several important new features and changes to the library.

    Highlights of the new version include:

    • A modernization of the distributions module, with the introduction of displot, histplot, and ecdfplot, a complete rewrite of kdeplot, and substantial enhancements to jointplot and pairplot
    • Centralized input data processing allowing for both standardization and increased flexibility of long- and wide-form variable specification
    • ๐Ÿ”จ Substantial internal refactoring to support the new distributions functions and planned improvements in other modules
    • โš  Warning-based enforcement of keyword-only parameters in most functions
    • ๐Ÿ†• New perceptually uniform colormaps and better tools for creating custom numeric color palettes
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements to the narrative documentation, including user guide chapters on function types and data structures, along with better cross-linking within the seaborn docs and between the seaborn and matplotlib docs
    • ๐Ÿš€ Numerous other targeted enhancements and bug fixes

    ๐Ÿš€ Please test the release by installing from here or with python -m pip install --upgrade --pre seaborn