Apache Superset 1.3 Released
Apache Superset 1.3 is now out!
In this release post, I will focus on the biggest and most interesting tangible, end-user features. If you want to learn more about progress made on experimental features, I recommend reading the official community release notes for 1.3.
Improvements to the charting experience are always welcome additions to a data exploration and visualization tool. You can learn more about how to use all three of these chart types by reading this blog post.
Funnel charts are extremely common in sales, marketing, product, and operations teams. Here's an example of a sales funnel, visualized using this chart:
A tree chart excels at visualizing hierarchy. In the following example, a people operations team visualizes the management tree structure in their organization:
Redesigned Treemap Visualization
Last but not least, the tree map chart has been redesigned to better handle visualizing counts from hierarchical categories.
New Data Sources
Superset now supports the Ascend.io database, which connects through the implya driver.
Superset now supports the IBM Netezza database through the nzalchemy driver.
Superset now ships with a radically redesigned chart gallery. This new gallery UI supports better discovery of charts to use
New Database Modal
Adding new database connections in Superset just got much more friendly. Instead of typing in a long SQLAlchemy string, you're presented with a step-by-step guide.