Archive for the ‘Analytics’ Category

Analytics for Lazy Developers

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Here's an incomplete list of analytics tools I've personally used: Google Analytics, Alexa, Gauges, FullStory, NewRelic, and Woopra. Perhaps you've used some others? Mixpanel, Heap, KISSmetrics, Rollbar? They are all different and do interesting and va...

Finding Better Mobile Analytics

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    When creating a mobile application, a developer imagines a model and the way users will use the application. One problem that developers face is that use...

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An Intro to Google Tag Manager

The following is a guest post by David Attard. I only recently became aware that Google Tag Manager was a thing, but didn't know exactly what it was, what it did, or why I might care to use it. Thankfully David stepped up here to explain it, so now we ...

Learning to Use Google Analytics More Effectively at CodePen

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Here's how most people use Google Analytics: you copy and paste the default tracking snippet into your templates. Look at the pageview data that comes in. That's all good, but that isn't the most useful analytics for many sites. Google Analytics can tr...