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Series: Datasette: The annotated release notes

I like to accompany significant releases of my Datasette project with an annotated version of the release notes, providing extra background context on new features in the release.

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Datasette 0.49: The annotated release notes

Datasette 0.49 is out. Some notes on what’s new.

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Datasette 0.50: The annotated release notes

I released Datasette 0.50 this morning, with a new user-facing column actions menu feature and a way for plugins to make internal HTTP requests to consume the JSON API of their parent Datasette instance.

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Datasette 0.54: The annotated release notes

Datasette 0.54 is out today, with a number of foundational new features. As I’ve done for previous releases, here are the annotated release notes with some additional commentary.

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Datasette 0.58: The annotated release notes

I released Datasette 0.58 last night, with new plugin hooks, Unix domain socket support, a major faceting performance fix and a few other improvements. Here are the annotated release notes.

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Datasette Desktop 0.2.0: The annotated release notes

Datasette Desktop is a new macOS desktop application version of Datasette, an “open source multi-tool for exploring and publishing data” built on top of SQLite. I released the first version last week—I’ve just released version 0.2.0 (and a 0.2.1 bug fix) with a whole bunch of critical improvements.

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