WakaTime for Arduino IDE Arduino IDE

The open source plugin for productivity metrics, goals, leaderboards, and automatic time tracking.


  1. Download the latest vscode-wakatime plugin vsix from open-vsx.org.

  2. Rename the .vsix file to .zip.

  3. Extract the zip file into ~/.arduinoIDE/plugins/vscode-wakatime.

  4. Relaunch your Arduino IDE.

  5. Enter your API Key, then press enter.

    (If you’re not prompted, press F1 or CMD + Shift + P then type WakaTime API Key.)

  6. Use Arduino IDE like you normally do and your coding activity will be displayed on your WakaTime Dashboard.

WakaTime plugins collect file path and project names from your IDE. Learn more about data collected and privacy.