The Google Analytics Management PHP library by Google in beta stage is available to facilitate the interaction with the API. To get started, developers install the library. Next, they authenticate and authorize choosing from API Keys, OAuth 2.0 for web server, and OAuth 2.0 for server-to-server. In the same site, learn how to send batch requests, upload media, use pagination, and migrate from 0.6.x
The ability to analyze information and use the results to make more informed decisions is something that interests a lot of people. Developers, publishers, and small to large business owners all collect an overwhelming amount of data pertaining to the work that they do. Employing a staff of analysts to sift through the onslaught of what can sometimes seem to be useless information is obviously one way to solve this problem, ‘Machine Learning’ is another.
If you've ever wanted to know what's happening with your web site as it's happening, you may want to take a look at real-time web site analytics provider Chartbeat. It's a new and very slick service that provides a rich set of real-time analytics. They offer a range of useful tools like their Real-time Dashboard (shown below), traffic alerts (ex: get an email if you've got an above average burst of site visitors), and their API (our chartbeat API Profile).