What's new on Hex

The modern analytics workspace for data teams

Fix
November 23, 2021

🐛 Bugs squashed

  • We've upgraded to the newest release of DuckDB! This mean previous dataframe SQL issues with the datediff function and handling of decimal types in dataframes have been resolved.
  • Occasionally failed database connections were not being closed, which could lead to a build up of connections. This has been resolved.
  • Pandas style tables are no longer truncated and require scrolling.
  • Chart cells can accept columns with parenthesis in the column name.
  • We've added support for more data types which can be used in dynamically defined Input parameters.
Fix
November 09, 2021

🐛 Bugs Squashed

  • Secrets were erroneously highlighted as errors in code cells.
  • We fixed an issue that could cause a project to get stuck "Queueing" when in cell-only run mode.
  • We've fixed an issue where BigQuery connections were having trouble using the dbt integration.
  • Metric cells would error on more exotic data types, but can now accept a broader array of inputs including unknown data types.
  • We've fixed a bug that caused the publish dialog to occasionally show up empt
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Fix
September 02, 2021

🐛 Bugs Squashed

  • When setting up a new BigQuery connection, schema fetching is now much faster and won't time out.
  • We fixed an issue with Button Input parameters that caused them to appear to be always running.
  • If you were very quick on the draw and managed to click "Restore" twice on the same historical Hex version, you could have gotten into a weird state. No more!
  • We've added a tooltip to display long project names on both the project homepage and in Logic view.
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Fix
June 15, 2021

🐛 Bugs Fixed

  • The item limit for dropdown menus has been increased to 1000 items and a warning when that limit is passed has been added.
  • Some markdown cells were not automatically being added to Story mode apps, which has been resolved.
  • Error message from cached queries are no longer suppressed.
  • HTML outputs no longer have a fixed size.
  • Auto highlighting of a project name has been added to the renaming project workflow.
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Fix
May 18, 2021

🐞 🐛 Bugs Fixed

  • Issues with copy and paste actions, as well as other cell focus issues, have been resolved.
  • Input parameters and Run options in Snapshots no longer appear as editable.
  • Extremely large database schemas no longer cause Schema Browser errors.
  • The query cache refresh button now correctly forces a new execution of a query.
  • Queries with JOINs which were failing due to non-nullable columns are now supported.
  • Exporting SQL cells to .ipynb files has been improved; other cell types no longer result in malformed .ipynb exports.
  • Roles are now correctly displayed when hovering over collaborator's icons.
  • The icons for elements in Story mode are now easier to interact with and no longer prevent hiding elements.
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Fix
April 26, 2021

🐛 Bugs Squashed

  • Input Tables temporarily refreshed with every cell changed, which has been fixed.
  • Display Tables now accept columns with '.' in their name.
  • The problem with caching large queries running out of memory has been resolved.
  • Command Palette actions have been re-enabled after being temporarily unavailable.
  • Date-type Input Parameters can now have null values.
  • BigDecimals in BigQuery are now supported.
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