Firebase continuing to deepen its integrations with the Google Cloud Platform, at the I/O 2018 in May introduced a number of machine learning (ML) empowering improvements such as Predictions and ML Kit..
Also, the team announced better analytics and access management controls with Google Analytics for Firebase with newly added features, like real-time cards throughout Analytics reports gives a better idea of what users are doing right now. This feature joins existing ability that lets you see the data in real-time, with the StreamView and DebugView reports.
Also, Analytics received two more upgrades with additions like project-level reporting and flexible filters. With these capabilities now available, Google is bringing even more depth and analysis capabilities to Google Analytics for Firebase, including project-level reporting and flexible filters.
“Google Analytics for Firebase, helps see analytics, understand and measure the impact of each of your mobile apps or apps on business.”
Project level reporting give a more holistic view of app business as it shows “what’s happening across all the apps in a project.” While flexible filters allow slicing your data more precisely to produce key insights.
These updates will be rolling out in the coming weeks.
Screenshot of new Project level reporting and flexible filters in Firebase:
Google also released improved identity and access management to the Firebase console. This lets you invite others to collaborate and control access to the projects they are invited from within the Firebase console.
Here is a screenshot of update Firebase console:
Lastly, a new mini-course video series called “Getting Started with Google Analytics for Firebase” is launched, too. These videos use Firebase Demo Project and live demos to walk you through getting up and running with Google Analytics for Firebase. They cover mostly everything from “creating a Firebase project, to understanding dashboard metrics and events, to integrating across other areas of Firebase,” said Google.
Watch these overview videos, including:
Getting Started with Google Analytics for Firebase
Google Analytics for Firebase Dashboard Walkthrough
Exporting Data to BigQuery and Data Studio
Or, watch this full playlist—Getting Started with Google Analytics for Firebase—to get a comprehensive overview: