Version 0.7.2 (March 16, 2012)

This release targets bugs in 0.7.1, and adds a few minor features.

New features

  • Add additional tie-breaking methods in DataFrame.rank (GH874)

  • Add ascending parameter to rank in Series, DataFrame (GH875)

  • Add coerce_float option to DataFrame.from_records (GH893)

  • Add sort_columns parameter to allow unsorted plots (GH918)

  • Enable column access via attributes on GroupBy (GH882)

  • Can pass dict of values to DataFrame.fillna (GH661)

  • Can select multiple hierarchical groups by passing list of values in .ix (GH134)

  • Add axis option to DataFrame.fillna (GH174)

  • Add level keyword to drop for dropping values from a level (GH159)

Performance improvements

  • Use khash for Series.value_counts, add raw function to (GH861)

  • Intercept __builtin__.sum in groupby (GH885)


A total of 12 people contributed patches to this release. People with a “+” by their names contributed a patch for the first time.

  • Adam Klein

  • Benjamin Gross +

  • Dan Birken +

  • Dieter Vandenbussche

  • Josh +

  • Thomas Kluyver

  • Travis N. Vaught +

  • Wes McKinney

  • Wouter Overmeire

  • claudiobertoldi +

  • elpres +

  • joshuaar +