v0.6: Automate and learn with smart cells
Livebook v0.6 is out with a number of exciting features! Join us, as we go from a database connection to charting the data in a few simple steps:
Below is a quick overview of the biggest features in this new version.
Livebook v0.6 introduces a new type of cells to help you automate and master entire coding workflows! Smart cells are UI components for performing high-level tasks, such as charting your data:
We already have a couple Smart cells - including connection to PostgreSQL and MySQL - but the best part is that anyone can create new Smart cells and share with the community. We can't wait to automate workflows from HTTP requests to Machine Learning models!
The new version also brings a much more integrated dependency management, including the new package search and the setup cell:
You will also find better error reporting! Spot typos and syntax errors right away with the new squiggly lines:
In the previous release we introduced support for Mermaid.js diagrams in Markdown cells. It's now even easier with the new Diagram button:
There are many other notable features, including "code zen" and persistent configuration. Check out the technical release notes for the complete list of changes.