Fair Analytics Blog

Hi there. We are Frederik and Hendrik. Here we post about how we are building a fair and open web analytics tool and what we discovered along the way.

Performance and Awareness
17 Dec 2020, Hendrik Niefeld

Performance and Awareness

In the last three months, we have significantly improved query performance, added onboarding to our Auditorium, and updated our Docs. Read more

Opt-in for quality insights
28 Oct 2020, Hendrik Niefeld

Opt-in for quality insights

Collecting data only with user consent has a less obvious implication: the quality of insights from web analytics increases. Read more

Packaging and testing
14 Sep 2020, Frederik Ring

Packaging and testing

For Milestone 6 we have tested our app intensively and added several new installation options and tutorials for popular hosters. Read more

Resilience and documentation
22 Jul 2020, Frederik Ring

Resilience and documentation

With milestone 5 we finally got rid of the alpha label, improved testing as well as licensing and upgraded our documentation. Read more

Hosting Offen on a budget
30 Jun 2020, Frederik Ring

Hosting Offen on a budget

Here are some real world options for hosting Offen on a budget. Let's compare how they relate in terms of ease of deployment, performance and pricing. Read more

Managing data
09 Jun 2020, Frederik Ring

Managing data

Milestone 4 comes with enhanced account management, UX improvements and an updated demo version. Read more

Displaying data
13 Apr 2020, Frederik Ring

Displaying data

Our milestone 3 achievements include an improved UX, a Heroku deploy option and full Safari support. Read more

Collecting data securely
31 Jan 2020, Hendrik Niefeld

Collecting data securely

Our key milestone 2 features are user consent, improved crypto implementation and an extended set of stats. Read more

Untold roads to v1.0
19 Jan 2020, Frederik Ring

Untold roads to v1.0

Onboarding users onto a product that is still in development needs a thorough plan. These are our conclusions as we work our way to a v1.0 release of Offen. Read more