In case you missed it, it's true--that's the news. Tableau Desktop for the Mac.
And if there was any doubt, yes, that means Tableau Public too.
In my time at Tableau, this might just be the number one request I've both seen and heard (and from some very passionate folks too!). Well, we just showed it off at our Tableau Customer Conference. It's all the glory and fun of Tableau, now natively built for the Mac.
Soon, you'll be able to do this:
Look for it alongside our Tableau 8.2 release, early next year.
"Tableau Public creates beautiful visualizations from your data and lets you publish them to the web, where uses can interact with your charts and graphs with live updates...Tableau Public is a free download for Windows, and looks like a great tool to try out next time you're looking to make your otherwise boring data come to life."