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What's new in Data Science Experience Desktop

What's new in DSX Desktop 1.2.0 (December 2017)

  • DSX Desktop now has a new landing page.

  • DSX Desktop now has a hiearchical tree view.

What's new in Version 1.1.7 (Beta)

  • You can now create and manage projects in DSX Desktop. Projects can contain assets and runtimes. You can also import and commit projects on GitHub. Learn moreLearn more

  • DSX Desktop now supports Apache Zeppelin notebooks. Learn moreLearn more

  • DSX Desktop can now connect to an existing remote Spark through Livy REST APIs. Learn moreLearn more

What's new in Version 1.1.5 (Beta)

  • You can now drag and drop data assets directly into the maker palette.

  • This beta release includes some bug fixes and enhancements to the updater.

What's new in Version 1.1.4 (Beta)

  • An automatic updater is now available from the Settings window. After this release, you will no longer need to uninstall and reinstall to get the latest updates.

    Window where you can find updates and install them

  • Installation performance is improved.

  • On Windows, the installation tool now checks to ensure that the installation location has enough space, plus you can choose the installation location.

  • Debug mode is now available from the Settings window. Learn moreLearn more

  • You can now export notebooks into various output formats.

    Menu inside a notebook where you can export notebooks

  • This beta release includes some bug fixes, including fixes for notebooks and RStudio not loading, and notebooks not showing in the notebooks list.

What's new in Version 1.1.3 (Beta)

  • DSX Desktop now supports Linux platforms: Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Fedora.

  • Notebooks now feature a maker palette that you can add data assets to. You can also automatically insert notebook code that imports required packages and loads the data into a DataFrame or RDD by clicking the Find and Add Data icon (The find data icon). Learn moreLearn more

  • You can stop the kernel for your notebook by clicking the Stop kernel action next to it. Learn moreLearn more

  • You can now view log files by clicking Help > Open log folder. Learn moreLearn more

  • The Windows 7 installation for DSX Desktop now automatically installs Docker Tookit.