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  • A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev — Quantified self-metrics about your coding activity using text editor plugins, limited plan for free. - Source: / 4 months ago
  • Show HN: I ported my Python background task queue to TypeScript
    Hi Hackers, One year ago I posted[0] on HN[1] about writing my own replacement for Celery, a background task queue for Python. WakaQ has been running in production[2] for over a year, and it's performed flawlessly. I've even been able to reduce the amount of worker machines needed, saving compute costs, even though the number of tasks executed has increased over time. Now I'm starting a new Next.js project using... - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Cool readme on your github profile page with github actions.
    WakaTime is committed to making time tracking fully automatic for every programmer. By creating opensource plugins for IDEs and text editors, it gives powerful insights about how you code. It is possible now demonstrate these statistics in your GitHub profile. What’s next? Next up, showcase your skills, awards, and certifications. - Source: / 8 months ago
  • Technical Skills for Product Manager
    Building a daily habit to learn or code is essential. In a while, you don’t ask yourself what to do in the next 30 minutes you have. You open the terminal / IDE and practice. I used WakaTime to track my coding time and set a goal of one hour daily. - Source: / 11 months ago
  • CIA 2010 covert communication websites
    Why do they all redirect to - Source: Hacker News / 12 months ago
  • Company wants me to track time for every task and every ticket
    That sounds horrible! Sorry you have to work in that environment. One suggestion is to use an app like, which automatically tracks which files/projects/editors/etc you use. The free plan gives you 2 weeks of tracking, which should be enough for your purposes. Maybe it can help take a bit of the mental burden off. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Helix 23.05 is released
    Copilot, Tabnine, and most importantly: wakatime (really need that one for the boss...). Source: about 1 year ago
  • AMA: Graduated Codesmith (parttime) last month
    Yea sounds similar to this: Source: about 1 year ago
  • 916 days of Emacs
    It's two projects, ActivityWatch and WakaTime. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: How do you track your work hours?
    I use, which is great if you are a dev and want to get a weekly summary of how you spent your time. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: How do you track your work hours?
    - kind of a diary to help me remember what I worked on - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • How many of you are told to lie on your 'billable hours'?
    While my situation is slightly different than yours, and I am only a junior dev. My manager and I started to use wakatime to more accurately determine how long we are spending on particular projects. Thought I would share in case it could be useful to you in proving to certain individuals how your time is actually allocated. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Best Websites For Coders
    WakaTime : leaderboards of coding metrics collected via editor plugins. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Measuring an Engineering Organization
    I think a lot of the bad rap comes from how the measurements are used - I personally like to know my trends for how many hours/commits/etc I did in different areas during a time period. I use Wakatime[1] in my editor and love checking in every once in a while. However I would never ask everyone on my team to install it and share the dashboards, because then the measurements may be used the wrong way, e.g. "Alice... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • What "new-to-you" tool did you recently start using that just changed your workflow for the better?
    Wakatime, after sinking a lot of hours into trying different time tracking solutions it's the only one that works 100% of the time. If you do hourly billing, timesheets or just want some personal analytics it's a fantastic tool. Source: over 1 year ago
  • What are some good personal projects to complete while searching for entry-level work?
    I built an integration for the WakaTime service; . It's available on the iOS app store and one of them is an editor integration. Both don't have many users. 3 DAU on the former and maybe like 1 DAU on the latter lol Not a good investment of time overall but w/e. Source: over 1 year ago
  • — Quantified self-metrics about your coding activity, using text editor plugins, limited plan for free. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Detailed metrics of your coding activity using WakaTime
    WakaTime is an open source plugin for metrics, insights, and time tracking automatically generated from your programming activity. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Building a distributed task queue in Python
    It's being used in production at and performing better than Celery was, but yes it's an internal project that was open sourced early stage. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Your tips for time recording in emacs?
    You might like WakaTime and its corresponding Emacs mode: Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Beautify GitHub profile
    There is a Vs Code extension called WakaTime, once you set it up, it will calculate the minutes of you coding a specific programming language. - Source: / almost 2 years ago

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