Spark Notebook v0.8.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-07-23 // about 2 years ago
  • 🚀 like v0.8.2, just with a fix for Docker and Debian builds


Previous changes from v0.8.2

  • 🚀 > Note: for Spark < 2.0, see v0.7.0-pre2

    🚀 > This is (likely) the last release which supports Scala 2.10.

    🛠 Various fixes and improvements , among others:

    • 💻 redesigned UI to be more user-friendly (minimalistic UX, cell context menu, improve sidebar)
    • 👍 better Scala 2.11 support (code autocompletion; fixed kernel failures; improved customDeps fetching)
    • 🏗 Use coursier for faster deps resolving during the build
    • 🛠 code cleanup and other stability fixes
    • 🏗 ease usage of Mesos in Spark 2.1: it now includes the spark-mesos lib by default (added -Dwith.mesos=true build option)

    🆕 New features:

    • SBT project generation from a notebook (experimental)
    • Notebook edit versioning, and storage on Git (experimental)
    • 🏗 Viewer-only mode - a build option which makes notebooks not editable

    Removed:

    • ✂ removed :dp, :cp, :local-repo, :remote-repo commands (use Edit -> Notebook metadata instead)
    • ✂ removed old plotting libs: Rickshawts , TauChart , LinePlot , Bokeh (all superseeded by Plotly)