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mwaskom/seaborn: v0.12.0b1

Michael Waskom; Maoz Gelbart; Olga Botvinnik; Joel Ostblom; Paul Hobson; Saulius Lukauskas; David C Gemperline; Tom Augspurger; Yaroslav Halchenko; Jordi Warmenhoven; John B. Cole; Julian de Ruiter; Ewout ter Hoeven; Jake Vanderplas; Stephan Hoyer; Cameron Pye; Alistair Miles; Corban Swain; Kyle Meyer; Marcel Martin; Pete Bachant; Eric Quintero; Gero Kunter; Santi Villalba; Brian; Clark Fitzgerald; Constantine Evans; Mike Lee Williams; Drew O'Kane; Tal Yarkoni

This is the first beta release for seaborn v0.12, a major update introducing an entirely new interface along with numerous features, enhancements, and fixes for existing functionality.

To install for testing, run

pip install seaborn=v0.12.0b1

Changes from the final alpha release:

Objects interface
  • Improve tick label defaults and customization (#2877)
    • Add Scale.label interface for formatting tick labels
    • Fix a bug where unshared axes would use the same locator
    • Default to scientific notation for log scale ticks
    • Default to log-spaced ticks with symlog scale
    • Shorten transform parameter name to trans
    • Simplify internal type structure
  • Allow suppression of legend for individual layers (#2834)
Function interface
  • Add new errorbar API to pointplot and barplot (#2866)
  • Add width parameter to barplot (#2860)
  • Add orient parameter to lineplot (#2854)
  • Allow histplot to draw discrete histograms with step or poly marks (#2859)
  • Downgrade exception in relational plots with palette of incorrect length to a warning (#2856)
  • Use alpha from point mark for error bars in regplot (#2853)
  • Improve user-friendliness of jointplot (#2863)
  • Preserve upper left y axis label in pointplot with corner=True and diag_kind=None (#2850)
  • Improve support for anonymous data objects in relplot (#2846)
  • Fix histplot dodged bar widths with log scale (#2849)
  • Fix hue_order as a subset in scatterplot (#2848)
  • Fix several bugs in the new categorical scatterplot features (#2845)
If seaborn is integral to a scientific publication, please cite the following paper:
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