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Document History

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of Mobile Analytics.

  • API version: 2014-06-05

  • Latest documentation update: April 6, 2016

Change Description Date Changed
Getting a List of Apps Added Using the REST API to get a list of your apps is now detailed. For more information, see Getting a List of Apps. April 6, 2016
Service Limits Revised Several limits affecting custom events have been revised. For more information, see Limits. March 22, 2016
Auto Export Overview Added The auto export of analytics data to Amazon S3 or Amazon Redshift is now described in an overview. For more information, see Auto Export Overview. March 22, 2016
Enhanced Custom Dashboards You can create custom dashboards to easily monitor analytics that are most useful for measuring the performance of an app. For more information, see Using Custom Dashboards. March 8, 2016
Additional Auto Export Documentation Additional topics were added to document how to auto export analytics to an existing Amazon Redshift cluster instead of one created by Mobile Analytics. For more information, see Exporting to an Existing Amazon Redshift Cluster. March 8, 2016
Querying App Analytics Using the REST API, you can run queries to obtain data details of the analytics for an app. For more information, see Querying Analytics Data. December 30, 2015
Additional Troubleshooting Tips Information has been added on how to activate SDK logging to help with troubleshooting. For more information, see Enabling SDK Logging. Details provided on various options to add new metrics and attributes to an Auto Export to Amazon Redshift. For more information, see Adding New Metrics and Attributes to an Auto Export to Amazon Redshift. October 27, 2015
Auto Export to Amazon S3 Troubleshooting Added Troubleshooting information has been added to help in cases when Auto Export to Amazon S3 does not produce data in the Amazon S3 bucket. For more information, see If Auto Export to S3 Fails. September 15, 2015
Documentation Improvements The User Guide has been expanded and reorganized in parts. Examples of using the REST API have been moved from the reference to a series of topics that describe them in more detail. September 4, 2015
Xamarin Support Added The AWS Mobile SDK adds support for Xamarin, including Mobile Analytics. The Mobile Analytics User Guide now includes links to the Xamarin SDK Developer Guide regarding Mobile Analytics. Displayed integration steps now include sample code and steps for integration with a Xamarin app. July 29, 2015
Streamlined New App Workflow The process for creating a new app now includes a one-click wizard for generating the necessary IAM role and Cognito identity pool for users with no existing identity pools to use. Users with existing identity pools have the ability to create a new identity pool or use one of their existing identity pools with new apps. For more information, see Adding an App to Mobile Analytics. July 14, 2015
New Supported Platforms The Mobile Analytics console now displays reports on an expanded set of platforms. You can now filter the events that are compiled into the console reports to display the following platform choices: All Platforms, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Windows, Mac, and Linux. Screen shots have been updated. June 30, 2015
Auto Export Added a topic on how to auto export app data to an Amazon S3 bucket. For more information, see Amazon Mobile Analytics Auto Export. December 17, 2014