Tableau 10.2 – New Features in Beta! Part 3
In part 3 lets talk aboutImproved flexibility for the enterprise
Deploy Tableau at scale with new security, governance and extensibility features.
Web authoring improvements
Accessibility and Scale
WCAG compliant vizzes
You can now publish, and interact with vizzes that are WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 compliant. Common viz elements now have keyboard support and function with web-based assistive technologies.
Start where you left off, even if your computer crashes, with autosave for Tableau Desktop.
Custom subscription scheduling for Tableau Online
Enjoy more flexibility when scheduling subscriptions. You can now customize subscription timing and frequency per workbook to fit your business cadence.
Deploy Tableau programmatically via scripting on macOS. The new installer also includes common database drivers, no separate download needed.
File version number
Instantly know the file version of any workbook. When opening an older workbook in Tableau, we now let you know what version of Tableau was used to create the original file.
Tableau Desktop product version update
Check and upgrade to the latest version of Tableau Desktop, right from the help menu.
Security and governance
Open ID Connect improvements
Use Tableau Server’s enhanced OpenID Connect support to authenticate users. You can now leverage custom claim mapping with Tableau user names, ignore the JWK for IdP validation, and support static or file for IdP discovery.
Guest access per site for Tableau Server
Enjoy greater control over site access. Site and Server Admins can now set if a site should have guest access or not.
Tableau Mobile web authentication
Tableau Mobile now includes robust web authentication, making it easier to have a seamless sign in experience, even if a reverse proxy is used.
REST API improvements
Extract API improvements
Our Extract API now supports spatial data types using WKT format. This enables the use of custom shapes in any Tableau Data Extract files you generate.
Document API improvements
You can now read/write captions, set ports, and leverage initial SQL and query banding. We’ve also released rich, developer documentation on GitHub.
Tableau Server Client improvements
The Server Client now supports schedules, groups and does a better job of handling large downloads.
Custom portal code sample
Jumpstart your custom portal development with our code sample. Use our example to embed Tableau content in your own web pages and quickly build external controls for embedded dashboards.
Site to site migration code sample
Programmatically migrate content between sites and even repoint workbook data connections. Also shows how to use our server client library with our Document API code sample.
Web Data Connector 2.2
You can now optimize multi-table joins by passing down filtered information from one table to the next to return a smaller set of data.
New mobile toolbar
Enjoy a brand new mobile toolbar for iOS, with a streamlined sharing experience and more room for your viz.
Thanks for reading part 3 of what’s new in Tableau 10.2, in last part we will discuss about Communicate the stories in your data with new legend options and formatting control.