Archive for April 29th, 2010

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Google Analytics

So chances are that you have some vague awareness of Google Analytics, even if only at our level of click, click, and there’s Google Analyticator plugged in and doing its magic of letting us know that you, you average person you, view 1.30 pages/visit during your 00:01:43 average time on site, and other such utterly not fascinating trivia which presumably there might be some reason we might care about someday.

But whatever, it’s more interesting to get some feedback on how people are using your app, and if you want to use Google Analytics for that too, here is a very nicely detailed walkthrough for you:

How To Integrate Google Analytics Tracking Into Your Apps In 7 Minutes

Of course, we would be remiss to not promptly point out that you may not want to do that at all, as the other big change in the latest Developer Agreement that most Flash-fixated fellows have forborne to comment upon so you might have missed, is

… Device Data may not be provided or disclosed to a third party without Appleā€™s prior written consent. Accordingly, the use of third party software in Your Application to collect and send Device Data to a third party for processing or analysis is expressly prohibited…

It’s not 100% clear what exactly qualifies as “Device Data” … but we’ll be sure to keep you as top on it as we are!

h/t: iPhone OS Development Blog!