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

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Measure Your Coding

The WakaTime plugin for SQL Server Management Studio 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. With WakaTime I know exactly where my time went down to the file.
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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.
Software engineer,
You can’t improve what you don't measure. I use WakaTime to measure my coding and productivity. I also enjoy competing with my team on our private leaderboard.
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Open Source

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Install the plugin

  1. Download the latest release.

  2. Unzip the content.

  3. Run AddPackage.bat to add WakaTime extension into registry white list.

  4. Copy the folder WakaTime to the desired installation folder(s):

    • v2012 - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\Extensions
    • v2014 - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\120\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\Extensions
    • v2016 - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\130\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\Extensions
    • v2017 - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\140\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\Extensions
    • v2018 - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 18\Common7\IDE\Extensions
  5. Enter your API key , then press enter.

  6. Use SQL Server Management Studio like normal and your stats will automatically show on your WakaTime Dashboard.

Note: If you see error Appid denied the loading of package {52D9C3FF-C893-408E-95E4-D7484EC7FA47} and the extension is blocked, try running as administrator.