Mixpanel 1.2.6

Hi guys,

I pushed a new version of the package on Nuget containing the following updates:

  • Added support for universal apps,
  • Removed bits of proprietary code so the package can be open-sourced.

I’ll put the source on GitHub anytime soon 😉

Cheers,

Carl

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canderso

Head of Engineering - Core Apps @ Deezer

13 thoughts on “Mixpanel 1.2.6”

  1. Hi Carl

    Love what you have here. Implementing it on my own website and it works an absolute charm, it’s brilliant cannot thank you enough; can’t work out why Mixpanel doesn’t support .NET itself but ah well..

    Was wondering if you knew if there anything wrong with the .IP property. I’m passing in the IP address on the request in this parameter, but Mixpanel shows my server location rather than the user’s request location

    What’s interesting though is that if I send in a property with ‘ip’ as the reference, Mixpanel doesn’t display this property (if I pass in ‘IP’ = ‘XX.XX’, Mixpanel will display ‘IP = XX.XX’ however for ‘ip’ it does not). This leads me to believe they are picking up on this property and trying to process it differently, but the location services they run off this IP address still never change

    Do you have any thoughts on this? Thanks. Dan

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    1. Hi Dan,

      Yeah, there’s a trick with this IP parameter.
      The MixpanelClient has a “IsGeolocationEnabled” property (true by default) which indicates Mixpanel servers to automatically geolocate the received query (hence your server in your case..).
      I believe that if you set that property to false, and specify your client’s ip, this should do it.

      Hope this helps,
      Carl

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  2. Carl,

    Thank you so much for your work!
    Looks like we found an error in ‘TrySendLocalElements’ function – we looked through Fiddler and reached out that ‘time’ param is set to 0, so API declines our request. We need to fix that really quickly because we have that error in production now. We can do it by ourselves if you publish your source code to github.

    Thanks!
    Igor.

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  3. Hi Carl,

    Thank you for your work.
    We are using Mixpanel 1.2.6 library for a desktop application running under .NET Fraemwork 4. The desktop application that we are developing is composed of 1 Winform application and 2 Windows services.
    We are often seeing the following exception, that causes our application to crash, inspite of handling it in a try-catch block:
    Framework Version: v4.0.30319
    Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
    Exception Info: System.IO.IsolatedStorage.IsolatedStorageException
    Stack:
    at System.IO.IsolatedStorage.IsolatedStorageFile.DeleteFile(System.String)
    at Mixpanel.MixpanelClient+c__DisplayClass5.b__2()
    at Mixpanel.Utilities.WrapSharingViolations(WrapSharingViolationsCallback, WrapSharingViolationsExceptionsCallback, Int32, Int32)
    at Mixpanel.MixpanelClient.DeleteFile(System.String, System.String)
    at Mixpanel.MixpanelClient.SendFile(System.String, System.String)
    at Mixpanel.MixpanelClient.TrySendLocalElements()
    at Mixpanel.MixpanelClient.b__0(System.Object)
    at System.Threading.QueueUserWorkItemCallback.WaitCallback_Context(System.Object)
    at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
    at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
    at System.Threading.QueueUserWorkItemCallback.System.Threading.IThreadPoolWorkItem.ExecuteWorkItem()
    at System.Threading.ThreadPoolWorkQueue.Dispatch()
    at System.Threading._ThreadPoolWaitCallback.PerformWaitCallback()

    I will be really glad if you can help us with this.

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  4. How do I get the distinct id from mixpanel? I want to be able to identify using the distinct id if the alias hasn’t been created yet and use the alias if it exists. I don’t see an Identify method.

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  5. Hi Carl
    We keep getting a WebException when the GetCurrentClient is raised. This crashes the app and we can’t catch it from the app. Do you have a workaround that?

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  6. I need to create an alias when an anonymous user registers to our website, but I cannot figure out how to get it to work. Method CreateAlias(string token, string originalId, string newId) needs our token, and, I think, our Id as newId, but I can’t figure out how (and why) to pass it parameter originalId. Is this the distinctId from Mixpanel? If so, how do I get it?

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