The goal of ember-mixpanel is to provide a Ember-friendly wrapper around the mixpanel library, along with a few helpers to help you track events. All you need to do is include the mixpanel library in your
This is an ember-cli addon, so all you need to do is
npm install --save ember-mixpanel
After that, you should have a
mixpanel dependency injected on your routes, controllers and views. You can do things like:
this '$email': 'email@example.com' 'foobar': 'baz' ;
this "I'm an event name" 'ember': 'great' 'freshbooks': 'greatest' ;
In Ember views, there is an additional method available on
Ember.View has been reopened to accept an optional
data-mixpanel-event attribute. If this attribute is on the DOM element we'll use that as the event name in Mixpanel.
Try something like:
Supposing the underlying DOM element's markup is something like:
Whenever the label, checkbox or div is clicked an event named
Click: Foo Event Name will be logged in Mixpanel with the additional properties on it as described above. Neat!
Note: ember-mixpanel will walk up the DOM tree and use the
data-mixpanel-event attribute from the closest parent to the element that was clicked on.
In some environments (development, testing, etc.) the
window.mixpanel object might not exist. You don't need to guard against this case, since ember-mixpanel will neuter calls to Mixpanel methods if they can't be performed. You'll see a WARNING log entry in your browser's console if we can't find the
This library is lovingly brought to you by the FreshBooks developers. We've released it under the MIT license.