Emacs invoicing with WakaTime

Sending invoices to your clients? WakaTime automatically detects your projects and how long you worked.

60
Editors Supported
600+
Languages Detected
880,900
Hours Coded this Week

Measure Your Coding

The WakaTime plugin for Emacs gives you real-time metrics per project, file, branch, commit, feature, operating system, language, etc.

Gain Insights

Spend more time in JavaScript or Python? Your personal dashboard shows the metrics you care about.

Improve Your Productivity

Compete with your friends on private leaderboards, improve your daily coding average, and check your rank against other WakaTime users.

Used by Top Companies

I love the insight WakaTime gives me on my projects. With WakaTime I know exactly where my time went down to the file.
TJ Holowaychuk
Creator of Express.js
WakaTime is brilliant! It makes me so much more productive.
Maya Wright
Software engineer
You can’t improve what you don't measure. I use WakaTime to measure my coding and improve my productivity.
Robert Adams
Software engineer

Open Source

We value Open Source and make a point to release all our plugins on GitHub under a BSD License.

Install the plugin

  1. Follow the instructions under "installing" on MELPA's getting started page. (Doom users see these instructions instead)

  2. Restart Emacs, to make it reloads your init file.

  3. Run M-x package-list-packages.

  4. Find the wakatime-mode package in the list of packages, and move the cursor there.

  5. Press i to mark the package for installation.

  6. Press x to execute the commands and install the marked wakatime-mode package.

  7. Enter your API Key, then press Enter.

  8. Install [wakatime-cli](https://github.com/wakatime/wakatime-cli) python3 -c "$(wget -q -O - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wakatime/vim-wakatime/master/scripts/install_cli.py)".

  9. Enter ~/.wakatime/wakatime-cli as the path to wakatime-cli, then press Enter.

  10. Add (global-wakatime-mode) to your init.el file, then restart Emacs.

  11. Use Emacs with wakatime-mode turned on and your stats will automatically show on your https://wakatime.com/dashboard.