The Real-Time Activity Feed service provides a way to simply and easily consume account activity data in real-time as events (clicks, opens, bounces, etc.) occur. This can be extremely useful for applications using MessageGears that need to capture their activity data more frequently than once a day (i.e. for a job dashboard).
The data is formatted using exactly the same XML structure as the AccountActivity API results. The only difference is that the data will come from a queue in many small XML payloads.
The settings for Real-Time Event tracking can be accessed via Portal:
- Navigate to Account
- Click to open a specific account
- Edit Account Settings
- Real-Time Event Settings with credentials are located in the bottom half of the page.
- Here you can check the boxes for the events you want to track, and access the credentials for connecting to your MessageGears event queue.
We have documentation about working with that event queue on our Developer Documentation Via our RealTimeAccountActivity Feed.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) also provides extensive documentation about working with the Simple Queue Service (SQS) here: https://aws.amazon.com/sqs/
Between those two documentation sources, you should be all set for building your integration to keep track of real-time event activity from your MessageGears account. Feel free to contact Support with any questions or if you need troubleshooting help while working with the Real-Time Activity Feed.
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