New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytics

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New AppAnalytics (XE8) alternative using Google Analytics

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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

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

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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

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+1 on more info!

Are you simply including a blank webpage then injecting the JavaScript in through the webbrowser control?
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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.

Best,

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

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