San Francisco
October 7, 2014

Rails and Mixpanel

Learn how to incorporate analytics into your rails app!

This class will cover:

  1. Tracking page views with Google Analytics (briefly)
  2. Setting up Mixpanel
  3. How to use Mixpanel intelligently:
    • Sending events
    • Tracking a user’s activity
    • The different kinds of properties: People Properties, Super Properties, Event Properties
    • Emailing drip emails to users (one of the most powerful features of mixpanel!)


  1. Have a Rails Environment Set up (
  2. Clone the Rails School repository (see link on bottom left that says "This website is open-sourced" for the repo)

7pm Pacific - 9pm Pacific on October 7, 2014 at Noisebridge
14 students were there


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