Kakoune time tracking

How much time do you spend in Kakoune? Get the WakaTime plugin and track your programming in real-time.

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Measure Your Coding

The WakaTime plugin for Kakoune 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,

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. Put wakatime.kak in your autoload folder, located at $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/kak/autoload.

    (Usually ~/.config/kak/autoload or /usr/local/share/kak/autoload)

  2. Save your API Key to your ~/.wakatime.cfg file.

  3. Use Kakoune like normal and your stats will automatically show on your WakaTime Dashboard.

For information about the ~/.wakatime.cfg format, see the wakatime-cli docs.

Note: The plugin will NOT work system-wide.