Spark Notebook v0.8.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-07-23 // about 6 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ like v0.8.2, just with a fix for Docker and Debian builds

Previous changes from v0.8.2

  • ๐Ÿš€ > Note: for Spark < 2.0, see v0.7.0-pre2

    ๐Ÿš€ > This is (likely) the last release which supports Scala 2.10.

    ๐Ÿ›  Various fixes and improvements , among others:

    • ๐Ÿ’ป redesigned UI to be more user-friendly (minimalistic UX, cell context menu, improve sidebar)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ better Scala 2.11 support (code autocompletion; fixed kernel failures; improved customDeps fetching)
    • ๐Ÿ— Use coursier for faster deps resolving during the build
    • ๐Ÿ›  code cleanup and other stability fixes
    • ๐Ÿ— ease usage of Mesos in Spark 2.1: it now includes the spark-mesos lib by default (added -Dwith.mesos=true build option)

    ๐Ÿ†• New features:

    • SBT project generation from a notebook (experimental)
    • Notebook edit versioning, and storage on Git (experimental)
    • ๐Ÿ— Viewer-only mode - a build option which makes notebooks not editable

    โœ‚ Removed:

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