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PutEvents

The PutEvents operation records one or more events. You can have up to 1,500 unique custom events per app, any combination of up to 40 attributes and metrics per custom event, and an infinite number of attribute or metrics values.

Requests

Client Context Header

Syntax

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x-amz-Client-Context: { "client": { "client_id":"<client_id>", "app_title":"<app_title>", "app_version_name":"<app_version_name>", "app_version_code":"<app_version_code>", "app_package_name":"<app_package_name>" }, "custom": {}, "env":{ "platform":"<platform>", "model":"<model>", "make":"<make>", "platform_version":"<platform_version>", "locale":"<locale>” }, "services": { "mobile_analytics": { "app_id":"<mobile_analytics_app_id>" } } }

Description

The operation takes the following request header.

x-amz-client-context

The request header.

client

Name-value pairs that describes the client application.

client_id

A unique identifier representing this installation instance of your app.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: Yes

app_title

The title of your app. For example, My App.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: Yes

app_version_name

The version of your app. For example, V2.0.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

app_version_code

The version code for your app. For example, 3.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

app_package_name

The name of your package. For example, com.example.my_app.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

custom

User defined name-value pairs that describe this installation of the application.

Type: Map

Default: None

Required: No

env

Name-value pair that describes the device that runs the event.

platform

The operating system of the device. For example, iphoneos.

Type: String

Valid values: iphoneos, android, windowsphone, blackberry, macos, windows, linux

Default: None

Required: Yes

model

The model of the device. For example, Nexus.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

make

The manufacturer of the device. For example, Samsung.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

platform_version

The version of the operating system of the device. For example, 4.0.4.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

locale

The locale of the device. For example, en_US.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: No

services

Name-value pair that contains service specific sections.

mobile_analytics

Name-value pair that describes service specific attributes.

app_id

The value obtained from the Mobile Analytics console to record data to.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: Yes

Request Body

Syntax

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{ "events": [ { "eventType": "<Event type>", "timestamp": "<ISO 8601 date>", "version": "v2.0", "session": { "id": "<Session id>", "startTimestamp": "<ISO 8601 date>" }, "attributes": { "<Optional string name>": "<Optional string value>", ... "<Optional string name>": "<Optional string value>" }, "metrics": { "<Optional string name>": <Optional numeric value>, ... "<Optional string name>": <Optional numeric value> } }, ... ] }

Description

This operation takes the following request content.

Events

An array of JSON objects representing a batch of unique event occurrences in your app. Each JSON object in the array consists of the following:

eventType

A name signifying an event that occurred in your app. This is used for grouping and aggregating like events together for reporting purposes.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: Yes

timestamp

The time the event occurred in ISO 8601 standard date time format. For example, 2014-06-30T19:07:47.885Z

Type: String

Constraints: Must follow ISO 8601 format

Default: None

Required: Yes

attributes

A collection of key-value pairs that give additional context to the event. The key-value pairs are specified by the developer.

This collection can be empty or the attribute object can be omitted.

Type: JSON object of key-value pairs (String:String)

Constraints: Key can be up to 50 characters or less and the value can be up to 200 characters.

Default: None

Required: No

metrics

A collection of key-value pairs that gives additional measurable context to the event. This key has the following key-values pairs. The pairs specified by the developer.

This collection can be empty or the attribute object can be omitted.

Type: JSON object of key value pairs (String:Number)

Constraints: Key can be up to 50 characters.

Default: None

Required: No

session

Describes the session. Session information is required on events to be aggregated in console reports. Events submitted without session information are still exported to S3 or Redshift but are not aggregated for inclusion in reports. This key has the following key-value pairs.

id

A unique identifier for the session.

Type: String

Default: None

Required: Yes

startTimestamp

The time the event occurred in ISO 8601 standard date time format. For example, 2014-06-30T19:07:47.885Z

Type: String

Constraints: Must follow ISO 8601 format

Default: None

Required: Yes

version

Describes the version. This value must always be v2.0.

Type: String

Constraints: Must always be v2.0.

Default: None

Required: Yes

JSON Example

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{"events":[ { "metrics":{ "Score":12345, "TimeInLevel":64 }, "session":{ "id" : "<session id>", "startTimestamp" : "2014-06-30T19:07:47.885Z" }, "attributes":{ "LevelName":"Level1", "CharacterClass":"Warrior", "Successful":"True" }, "eventType":"LevelComplete", "version":"v2.0", "timestamp":"2014-06-30T19:07:47.885Z" } ]}

Responses

Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 202 x-amzn-RequestId: <A request id> Content-Type: application/json

Response Headers

This operation has the following response codes.

202 Accepted

The request has been accepted for processing, however the events have not been fully processed.

400 Bad Request

The x-amz-client-context header is missing or invalid.

OR

The event payload is missing or invalid.

403 Forbidden

The request is not authorized to perform this action.

413 Request Entity Too Large

The payload is too large. The payload cannot exceed 1024 KB.

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