To close out a jam packed year of releases, we got Prep in the browser, multiple mark layers for maps (and other chart types), block comments, date axis extensions and many more quality of life improvements. Hit play to find out more.
Tableau Prep can now connect to spatial files. Simply grab your shapefile package and drop it into prep. Spatial functions aren't here just yet but this will allow you to merge your spatial data with other datasets.
Tableau release notes
Tableau Prep Builder can now import, recognize, and export spatial data to extracts and published data sources, bringing spatial context into the data preparation flow for better analysis.