axes_grid1 has a bunch of great tools, but the API is sometimes idiosyncratic, its not well maintained, partially because the code is quite complicated. The best methods can and should be moved to the core library.

Polar Overhaul

Updated Aug 21, 2017

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Migrate to `pytest`

Updated Feb 20, 2018

In general we're migrating to pytest for test discovery and execution.

The PRs should be merged into master. No backporting is necessary.

Categorical Support

Updated Jun 18, 2018

Better support for categorical (ordinal and nominal) data. Continuation of GSOC project, more information can be found at

Documentation overhaul

Updated Jun 30, 2017

Documentation in transition to numpydoc and sphinx-gallery