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Enable Analytics in Your App

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IDE

With Analytics, you can track various usage statistics for your application and determine usage patterns, log exceptions, trace problems and monitor performance.

To use this service in your application, you need to enable it for your app and then implement it in your code. As a step in the implementation, you need to enable and configure the Analytics plugin.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.

Procedure

In-Browser

  1. Click Code.
  2. In the Project Navigator, double-click Plugins.
  3. Click Install from Plugins Marketplace.
  4. Select the Progress Analytics plugin.
  5. (Optional) In the plugin description panel, from the Version drop-down menu, select the version that you want to install.
  6. Click Install.
  7. Review and modify the suggested configuration and click Done.

This operation automatically enables the Analytics service for your app.

Universal

  1. In the Project Navigator, double-click Plugins.
  2. Click Install from Plugins Marketplace.
  3. Select the Progress Analytics plugin.
  4. (Optional) In the plugin description panel, from the Version drop-down menu, select the version that you want to install.
  5. Click Install.
  6. Review and modify the suggested configuration and click Done.

This operation automatically enables the Analytics service for your app.

Windows

  1. Enable the Analytics service for your app.
    1. In your browser, open the Telerik Platform and log in.
    2. Open your app.
    3. In the left-hand menu for your app, click Analytics.
    4. Click Enable Analytics.
  2. Return to the classic Windows desktop client.
  3. In the Project Navigator, double-click Properties.
  4. In the Plugins tab, navigate to the Other Plugins section and expand it, if needed.
  5. Click Install from Plugins Marketplace.
  6. Select the Progress Analytics plugin.
  7. (Optional) In the plugin description panel, from the Version drop-down menu, select the version that you want to install.
  8. Click Install.
  9. Review and modify the suggested configuration and click Done.

Visual Studio

  1. Enable the Analytics service for your app.
    1. In your browser, open the Telerik Platform and log in.
    2. Open your app.
    3. In the left-hand menu for your app, click Analytics.
    4. Click Enable Analytics.
  2. Return to the extension for Visual Studio.
  3. In the Solution Explorer, double-click Properties.
  4. In the Plugins tab, navigate to the Other Plugins section and expand it, if needed.
  5. Click Install from Plugins Marketplace.
  6. Select the Progress Analytics plugin.
  7. (Optional) In the plugin description panel, from the Version drop-down menu, select the version that you want to install.
  8. Click Install.
  9. Review and modify the suggested configuration and click Done.

CLI

  1. Enable the Analytics service for your app.
    1. In your browser, open the Telerik Platform and log in.
    2. Open your app.
    3. In the left-hand menu for your app, click Analytics.
    4. Click Enable Analytics.
  2. Return to the command-line interface.
  3. To enable the Progress Analytics plugin, run the following command.

    appbuilder plugin add "Telerik Analytics"
    
  4. Provide the values for the Progress Analytics plugin variables as prompted by the command-line interface.

Next Steps

Implement analytics tracking in your application.

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