Deprecation Roadmap [updated February 13, 2019]

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To ensure we provide our customers with the best possible experience, we periodically evaluate the usage and effectiveness of existing product features and determine which ones should be deprecated so that we can invest our engineering and support resources on the really valuable and often used features. To make the deprecation process a smooth one, we publish a deprecation schedule on the Socrata Knowledge Base to provide advanced notice and help you plan if you’re impacted by the changes.

Feature Replaced With Announced On Deprecation Date Notes and Resources
Classic Import Experience New Import Experience August 16, 2018 March 31, 2019* (Previously January 7,2019)

Using the New Import Experience

Deprecated Features in the New Import Experience

Classic Edit Experience (Append-and-Replace Wizard)

New Edit Experience August 16, 2018  March 31, 2019* (Previously January 7,2019) Editing Dataset with the New Edit Experience
Creating Charts with the Classic Visualization Builder New Visualization Canvas August 16, 2018 March 31, 2019* (Previously December 31, 2018)

Creating a Visualization in the New Visualization Canvas

Users can still access and edit existing charts created with the classic chart builder.
Creating Maps with the Classic Map Creation Tool New Visualization Canvas  August 16, 2018  March 31, 2019* (Previously December 31,2018)

Creating Maps with Point Data

Creating Maps with Lines and Polygons

Creating Multilayer Maps

Users can still access and edit maps created with the classic map builder.

Creating Calendars with the Classic Tool TBD February 1, 2019 March 31, 2019*  
Routing and Approval and View Moderation Approvals  November 13, 2018 March 31, 2019*

Using New Approvals

How to Approve a Dataset (Video)

Location Column Types Point Column Types February 13, 2019 August 15, 2019*

Creating Georeference Columns in the New Publishing Experience

 

Deprecation Completed

Feature Replaced With Announced On Deprecated On Notes and Resources
Legacy Dataset of Datasets Asset Inventory November 13, 2018  November 30, 2018

These datasets were replaced by the Asset Inventory and ceased being updated in 2016. They have been deleted due to reliance on deprecated datatypes and lack of utility.

Asset List and Asset Inventory Dataset Overview

 

As always, our Global Services team is available to help with any questions you may have about these upcoming transitions. You can contact Socrata Support at support@socrata.com, or you can reach out to your Account Manager for additional information or with any concerns specific to your Socrata site.

*Please note that this is not a product roadmap and is subject to change.

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