Version 0.85.0

Release date: Jul 22, 2021


  • Streamlit now uses Apache Arrow for serializing data frames when they are sent from Streamlit server to the front end. See our blog post.
    • (Users who wish to continue using the legacy data frame serialization can do so by setting the dataFrameSerialization config option to "legacy" in their config.toml)

Other Changes

  • Bug fixes: Unresponsive pydeck example (#3395), JSON parse error message (#2324), Tooltips rendering (#3300), Colorpicker not working on Streamlit Sharing (#2689)

Awesome bugfixes again! :partying_face:

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Thanks so much - very glad I can now use the official session_state API with the streamlit-aggrid component!

An observation: when I associate widgets (e.g. radio, selectbox, multiselect) with session_state by adding a key, the user input is preserved but this is not reflected visually. I notice this in my multi-page app: if I navigate away from a ‘page’ containing the above widgets, and then return to it, the pre-selected input is not shown in the widget. It would be ideal if the session-state values are automatically saved as the "preselected option on first render’ for these widgets.

Was this a conscious design choice? Currently I work around this limitation by initialising the variables in session state upfront, and calling them as the index or default parameter of these widgets, but I think it would be more elegant if I could use the key functionality :slight_smile:

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