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Ahoy Ruby Gem Reviews

Analytics for Rails. Track visits and events in Ruby, JavaScript, and native apps. Data is stored in your database by default so you can easily combine it with other data.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Ahoy Ruby Gem and what they use it for.
  • Best rails tools to automatically handle logging of things like all a user's actions, or changes to a record in a module - primarily for audit purposes.
    For logging which functions were used you can use ahoy. - Source: Reddit / 19 days ago
  • Italian watchdog bans use of Google Analytics
    I've slowly started ripping Google Analytics out of my Rails projects and replacing it with It's so much better! I can just use SQL to see what's going in and not get overwhelmed with 100's of visualizations and complicated dashboards. - Source: Hacker News / 9 months ago
  • Make Ahoy Queries faster?
    I'm using the ahoy gem for analytics on my website ( - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Cookie-based tracking is dead
    I did server-side tracking test in a rails app, where I implemented a tracking gem called ahoy and blazer for visualization. It is very easy to set up, but a bit hard to use. Blazer can do a very basic visualization of the data if you know your SQL queries. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • How would you build/record/store analytics data ;
    Https:// The ahoy gem is pretty useful for this. Data model is pretty simple, it will track unique user sessions and metrics you specify will be associated with these sessions. The gem also parses the user agent, so it will indicate whether a session was on mobile, desktop or tablet. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Rails application boilerplate for fast MVP development
    Ahoy, ahoy_email and blazer for business intelligence. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Active Analytics Ruby Gem
    This gem could be considered as a new alternative to Ahoy - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • The Ruby Unbundled Series: Track How Customers Use New Features
    After starting Rails and logging in, we can use Blazer to see our user metrics. Browse to our mount point, which on my development environment is at http://localhost:3000/blazer. Querying the ahoy_visits table shows us relevant information about the user and their session. We can also save this query as a shortcut to run it again later. After browsing to the page twice, I ran the following query on the events... - Source: / about 2 years ago
  • Simple and Free Web Analytics
    I use and quite happy with it. - Source: Hacker News / about 2 years ago

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