You can visualize this data with graphs and charts in the Edge UI, or you can download the raw data for offline analysis using the Edge management APIs. The answers to questions like these help you improve your APIs, troubleshoot problems, and make better business decisions related to your API program. For a complete listing of data collected by API Analytics, see Analytics metrics, dimensions, and filters reference. Edge natively collects a wealth of data. You might also want to collect custom analytics data specific to your API proxies, apps, products, or developers.
Libraries and SDKs for measurement
An application programming interface or API is the interface between two program modules. For example, your web browser has to depend upon an operating system in order to work. Your operating system has to depend upon system applications in order to work. Without APIs, you need to create all of the functionality from scratch and that too at the binary level You need to go through the developer documentation provided by Facebook in order to understand how you can make your program interact with Facebook API. Through management API you can access information related to your Google Analytics accounts like account ID , web properties and views. To access the actual report data like sessions, pageviews, bounce rate, etc you need to use the Core Reporting API. Writing code that can make API calls is not easy.
What kind of data is collected and analyzed?
Collect, configure, and analyze your data to reach the right audience. Set up Google Analytics Set up and customize measurement for websites, web and mobile apps, and internet connected devices. Choose a platform.
Google Analytics is built upon a powerful data reporting infrastructure. The API provides these key features:. The API allows you to request not only built-in metrics but also combination of metrics expressed in mathematical operations.