TextBlob v0.17.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2021-02-17 // 7 months ago
  • ๐Ÿ”‹ Features:

    • Performance improvement: Use chain.from_iterable in _text.py to improve runtime and memory usage (:pr:333). Thanks :user:cool-RR for the PR.

    Other changes:

    • โœ‚ Remove usage of ctypes (:pr:354). Thanks :user:casatir.

Previous changes from v0.16.0

  • ๐Ÿ—„ Deprecations:

    • ๐Ÿ—„ TextBlob.translate() and TextBlob.detect_language are deprecated. Use the official Google Translate API instead (:issue:215).

    Other changes:

    • Backwards-incompatible: Drop support for Python 3.4.
    • โœ… Test against Python 3.7 and Python 3.8.
    • ๐Ÿ“Œ Pin NLTK to nltk<3.5 on Python 2 (:issue:315).