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

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Measure Your Coding

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

Gain Insights

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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, I know exactly where my time went down to the file.
Creator of Express.js
WakaTime tells our team how much time we are spending working on each feature of a project. The result has been more accurate estimates, and better feedback to designers.
Director of Technology,
Sebo Marketing
You can’t improve what you don't measure. With WakaTime I optimize my throughput each day and improve my productivity. My team loves competing on the leaderboards!
Head of Engineering,
ZeroCater

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. Download WakaTime.dll, Nlog.dll and Nlog.config.

  2. Inside regedit.exe go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\SQL Server Management Studio\11.0_Config\AutomationOptions\LookInFolders.

  3. Copy WakaTime.Addin to one of those folders. I recommend copying into C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\MSEnvShared\Addins.

  4. Edit WakaTime.Addin and change the node Extensibility/Addin/Assembly to the full path of WakaTime.dll you downloaded.

  5. Right click on WakaTime.dll and select Unblock.

  6. Into Nlog.config file you must change two nodes as described below:

    1. Change the node nlog/targets/target/fileName to the path you want to save logs.

    2. Change the node nlog/targets/target/archiveFileName to the path you want to archive logs.

  7. Restart SQL Server Management Studio.

  8. Enter your API key , then press enter.

  9. Use SQL Server Management Studio like you normally do and your time will be tracked for you automatically.

  10. Visit https://wakatime.com/dashboard to see your coding activity.