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New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytics

Postby macicogna » Wed May 13, 2015 6:42 am

Hi All,

What about an alternative to the new AppAnalytics released with XE8?

I've developed a "Customer Use Analytics" for my applications using a Google Analytics account and a TWebBrowser inserted in my Application.

It have been working since May/2013, so it is not a plagiarism! :D

Please let me know if this idea sounds good to the BCB Journal's community.

Best,

Marcelo.
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Re: New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytic

Postby 2ffat » Wed May 13, 2015 10:06 am

I, for one, would like more information on how to use it.
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Re: New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytic

Postby macicogna » Wed May 13, 2015 11:23 am

Hi James,

I've seen some Embarcadero's videos showing the new AppAnalytics and automatically remember the feature I was talking about.

Is an way to monitor the use of your application: location, version, customer, frequency, OS version, and any other feature you would like to monitor.

Attached I'm sharing an image for location of one of my application uses (since May/2013).

Best,

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Re: New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytic

Postby jayden » Fri Aug 28, 2015 10:51 am

+1 on more info!

Are you simply including a blank webpage then injecting the JavaScript in through the webbrowser control?
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Re: New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytic

Postby macicogna » Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:03 am

Hi jayden,

Yes, the returned HTML page is almost blank. I'm using a PHP file at server side with some GA calls in a script section. The body section is like this:

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    <style type="text/css">
      body{
        background-color:#f0f0f0;
         margin:0; padding:0;       
           background-repeat:no-repeat;
           background-attachment:fixed;
           background-position:left top;
           background-size: 100% 100%;         
        }
      </style>   


This subject was published in "Tracking Apps with Google Analytics" as a Part I, in BCB Journal's volume 19, Number 6 (June, 2015).

I'm trying to improve it in Part II, scheduled to the BCBJ's next number.

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Re: New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytic

Postby jayden » Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:59 am

Great thanks wil lhave a read once I get my login!
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