Emacs invoicing with WakaTime

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

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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.

Customer Testimonials

I love the insight WakaTime gives me for finding bottle-necks in 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,
Lyft

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.

  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 with sudo pip install wakatime or by downloading the GitHub repo.

  9. Find the path to wakatime cli with which wakatime or use the absolute path to wakatime/cli.py inside the GitHub repo you downloaded.

  10. Enter the path to wakatime cli, then press Enter.

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

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