Release History


Release 1.7.1

  • BUGFIX: Fixed data collection roundtrip via .to_json() / .from_json() (#169).


Release 1.7.0

  • ENHANCEMENT: Align the API to Highcharts (JS) v.11.4 (#163). In particular, this includes: * Added Accessibility.high_contrast_mode support. * Added OrganizationOptions.hanging_side support. * Added SankeyOptions.node_distance support. * Added TreegraphOptions.node_distance support. * Adjusted diagram (ArcDiagramOptions, TreegraphOptions, DependencyWheelOptions, and

    SankeyOptions) .node_width support and documentation.

    • Added NodeOptions.height support.

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added utility_functions.datetime64_to_datetime() function to convert numpy.datetime64 to datetime.datetime (needed to close #162).


Release 1.6.0

  • ENHANCEMENT: Align the API to Highcharts (JS) v.11.3 (#146). In particular, this includes:

    • Added ChartOptions.axis_layout_runs property.

    • Added ColorAxis.height property.

    • Added ColorAxis.width property.

    • Added Data.column_types property.

    • Added Exporting.fetch_options property.

    • Implemented support for verbose axis date-time unit labelling configuration (see: DateTimeLabelFormats).

  • BUGFIX: Added support for nodeFormat and nodeFormatter to tooltip properties for diagram series (Organization, Dependency Wheel, and Sankey). (#148)

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added ability to remove or override the JavaScript event listener when serializing a chart to a JavaScript literal (#131 - courtesy of @ByronCook ).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added support for the HCP_ALLOW_SPECIAL_IPS environment variable which allows localhost (or other special URLs) to pass URL validation. (#147)

  • DOCUMENTATION: Fixed typos in Getting Started tutorial. (#149)

  • DOCUMENTATION: Fixed typos in documentation (courtesy of @karlacio <https://github.com/karlacio> and @maxduganknight <https://github.com/maxduganknight>).


Release 1.5.1

  • BUGFIX: Fixed bug in JS literal serialization that would misinterpret strings that start with {, end with }, and contain a colon (:) as an object literal rather than as a string. (#130)


Release 1.5.0

  • ENHANCEMENT: Align the API to Highcharts (JS) v.11.2 (#127). In particular, this includes:

    • Added AxisEvents.point_break_out property.

    • Added .node_alignment property to SankeyOptions and SankeySeries.

    • Added .link_color_mode property to SankeyOptions and SankeySeries.

    • Added .inactive_other_points property to multiple series types.

    • Added .grouping property to Lollipop series type.

    • Added .low_marker property Area Range and Dumbell series types.

    • Added .show_export_in_progress and .export_in_progress support.

    • Added .drag annotation event support.

  • BUGFIX: Fixed missing .levels support in TreegraphOptions and TreegraphSeries.


Release 1.4.3

  • BUGFIX: Fixed edge case error when deserializing ChartOptions using .from_dict() with a dict that had been serialized using .to_dict() which errored on .margin and .spacing (#124).


Release 1.4.2

  • BUGFIX: Fixed location of the histogram.js module and bellcurve.js module to reflect latest changes in Highcharts (JS).


Release 1.4.1

  • BUGFIX: Fixed handling of numpy.datetime64 values in DataPointCollection. (#118)


Release 1.4.0

  • MAJOR performance gains in the .to_js_literal() method. Implementation seems to improve performance by 50 - 90%. (#51)

  • SIGNIFICANT performance gains in the .to_json() method. Implementation seems to improve performance by 30 - 90%.

  • ENHANCEMENT: Significantly simplified use of the .from_pandas() method to support:

    • creation of multiple series from one DataFrame in one method call

    • creation of series without needing to specify a full property map

    • support for creating series by DataFrame row, rather than just by DataFrame column

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added the .from_pandas_in_rows() method to support creation of charts and series from simple two-dimensional DataFrames laid out in rows.

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added one-shot chart creation and rendering from Series objects (#89).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added one-shot chart creation using series and data/series_type keywords. (#90).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added .convert_to() convenience method to Series objects (#107).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added CallbackFunction.from_python() method which converts a Python function to its JavaScript equivalent using generative AI, with support for both OpenAI and Anthropic (#109).

  • BUGFIX: Fixed instability issues in Jupyter Notebooks, both when operating as a Notebook (outside of Jupyter Lab) and when saved to a static HTML file (#66).


Release 1.3.7

  • BUGFIX: Fixed bug in HighchartsMeta.copy() (#98).

  • BUGFIX: Fixed bug in data point serialization to primitive array.


Release 1.3.6

  • BUGFIX: Adding missing menu...Style properties to Navigation class (#95).


Release 1.3.5

  • BUGFIX: Fixed validation of style properties in the Legend class (#93).


Release 1.3.4

  • ENHANCEMENT: Converted ButtonTheme into an extensible descendent of JavaScriptDict (#86).


Release 1.3.3

  • BUGFIX: Added in a missing class extension for NavigationButtonConfiguration (#86).


Release 1.3.2

  • BUGFIX: Fixed incorrect handling when defining a new Exporting.buttons context button under a different key name than contextButton. (#84).


Release 1.3.1

  • BUGFIX: Fixed incorrect style property deserialization in certain places (#82).


Release 1.3.0

  • ENHANCEMENT: Modified the way that data points are serialized to JavaScript literal objects. Now, they are serialized to a JavaScript array if their configured properties are those that Highcharts (JS) supports in JavaScript array notation. Otherwise, the code falls back to serialize the data point as a JavaScript object literal. This change is intended to improve performance and reduce the size of the serialized data. (#77)

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added __repr__() method for Highcharts Core for Python classes (#76).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added __str__() method with special handling for difficult-to-read classes (#76).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added Chart.get_script_tags() to retrieve Javascript <script> tags (#78).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added utility_functions.to_snake_case() function.

  • BUGFIX: Fixed incorrect serialization of datetime and Pandas Timestamp objects in .to_dict() and .to_json() (#74).

  • BUGFIX: Fixed incorrect serialization of EnforcedNull in .to_dict() and .to_json() (#75).


Release 1.2.6

  • BUGFIX: Fixed incorrect handling of an empty string in Annotation.draggable property (#71).


Release 1.2.5

  • BUGFIX: Fixed ExportServer handling of data relying on Pandas Timestamp instances.


Release 1.2.4

  • BUGFIX: Fixed .from_array() de-serialization to support propagation of string-type x values to ``name``(#67).


Release 1.2.3

  • BUGFIX: Fixed error when loading certain Highcharts (JS) scripts in Jupyter context.

  • ENHANCEMENT: Increased the default timeout for Chart.download_chart() and related.


Release 1.2.2

  • BUGFIX: Fixed behavior where Chart.download_chart(format = 'svg') was incorrectly returning a PNG rather than an SVG ( #63 ).


Release 1.2.1

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added autoconversion of plotLine.value from datetime.datetime to POSIX timestamp (#58).

  • BUGFIX: Fixed incorrect datetime serialization to SECONDS from Unix epoch. Now serializing to JS-compatible MILLISECONDS from Unix epoch (#61).


Release 1.2.0

  • ENHANCEMENT: Align the API to Highcharts (JS) v.11.1 (#52). In particular, this includes:

    • Added AccessibilityPoint.description_format property.

    • Added support for .legend_symbol to plot options and series options.

    • Added .border_radius support to FunnelOptions and FunnelSeries.

    • Added .interpolation support to HeatmapOptions and descendents.

    • Added .point_description_format support to SeriesOptions and descendents.

    • Added .fill_space support to TreegraphOptions and descendents.

    • Added .crossing support to axes.

    • Added .format support to Tooltip.

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added support for the inclusion of scripts based on features used in the chart (#12).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added dict support to .style property on labels and titles.

  • DOCS: Various documentation updates and fixes.

  • DEPENDENCY: Bumped requests version for security patch.


Release 1.1.1

  • FIXED: Problem when producing a JS literal, with the JS code inserting an unnecessary new (#42 and #43).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added more elegant error handling when something goes wrong displaying a chart in Jupyter (#43).


Release 1.1.0

  • Align the API to Highcharts (JS) v.11. In particular, this includes:

    • Updating documentation for options.chart.ChartOptions.styled_mode to align to new v11 design changes.

    • Updated documentation for options.series.data.base.DataBase.color_index to align to new v11 design changes.

    • Added new utility_classes.data_labels.SunburstDataLabel class to patch missing data label .rotation_mode property.

    • Updated options.plot_options.SunburstOptions.data_labels to accept SunburstDataLabel values.

    • Updated documentation of options.axes.labels.AxisLabelOptions.distance to reflect new (or newly-documented) behavior.

    • Added new utility_classes.data_labels.OrganizationDataLabel class to patch misisng data label . link_text_path property.

    • Updated options.plot_options.organization.OrganizationOptions.data_labels to accept OrganizationDataLabel values.

    • Added .description_format property to options.plot_options.accessibility.TypeOptionsAccessibility.

    • Added PictorialOptions / PictorialSeries series type with related classes.

    • Added .minor_ticks_per_major to options.axes.x_axis.XAxisOptions.

    • Added .stack_shadow to options.axes.y_axis.YAxisOptions.

    • Added .border_radius to ColumnRangeOptions / ColumnRangeSeries.

    • Added .play_as_sand and .download_midi to global_options.language.Language.

    • Added .border_radius to PieOptions / PieSeries.

    • Added .style to utility_classes.buttons.CollapseButtonConfiguration.

    • Added utility_classes.events.SimulationEvents and modified NetworkGraphOptions to support.

    • Added options.sonification and all related classes.

    • Added series-level SeriesSonification to all series.

  • FIXED: Broken heatmap and tilemap documentation links.

  • FIXED: Fixed missing TreegraphOptions / TreegraphSeries series type.


Release 1.0.2

  • DOCUMENTATION: Added documentation of hard dependencies to the README (issue #37).


Release 1.0.1

  • BUGFIX: Fixed a bug encountered when parsing CSV data (issue #32).

  • ENHANCEMENT: Added a catch for when trying to set Chart.options to a SharedOptions instance (issue #34).

  • Fixed a broken link in the documentation.


Release 1.0.0

  • First official release!


Release 1.0.0-rc9

  • Added demos to documentation.


Release 1.0.0-rc8

  • BUG: #25. Fixed the edge case where if multiple notebooks are open in Jupyter Labs and different notebooks use the same container, the charts get rendered in one container.

  • BUG: Fixed bug when serializing a string value equal to 'Date'.

  • BUG: Fixed boolean handling in options.legend.LegendOptions.shadow.

  • Enhancement: Added .from_array() support to the decorators.validate_types() function.

  • BUG: Fixed data valization in options.plot_options.pie.PieOptions.end_angle and .start_angle.

  • Added date and datetime support to axis min and max.

  • Added iterable support to .from_dict() method.


Release 1.0.0-rc7

  • Further tweaks to documentation CSS for better accessibility.


Release 1.0.0-rc6

  • Added CSS overrides to documentation for better accessibility.

  • Added jQuery to documentation to address issue in Sphinx 6.0 and Sphinx RTD Theme.


Release 1.0.0-rc5

  • Bug fixes to Jupyter Labs rendering.

  • Bug fix for timestamp serialization of timezone-naive datetime objects.

  • Bug fix: typo in Plot Bands serialization.

  • Added null support to color validation.

  • Bug fix in style deserialization.

  • Bug fix in CartesianData.from_array().

  • Fixed NaN handling in .load_from_pandas().

  • Fixed JSON deserialization in .from_array().

  • Added support for stylesheet links in Jupyter Labs context.

  • Several bug fixes in JS literal serialization.

  • Major improvements to JavaScript module inclusion.


Release 1.0.0-rc4

  • Revised the documentation.


Release 1.0.0-rc3

  • Revised the documentation.


Release 1.0.0-rc2

  • Closed #18. Fixed bug where loading data from a Pandas Dataframe could produce data points with None values.

  • Added HighchartsPandasDeserializationError and HighchartsPySparkDeserializationError.


Release 1.0.0-rc1

  • First public release: Release Candidate 1