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Vim plugin for analytics about your programming
Python C
branch: master


Fully automatic time tracking for Vim.


Heads Up! WakaTime depends on Python being installed to work correctly.

  1. Install Vundle, the Vim plugin manager.

  2. Using Vundle:
    echo "Bundle 'wakatime/vim-wakatime'" >> ~/.vimrc && vim +BundleInstall

    or using Pathogen:
    cd ~/.vim/bundle && git clone git://

  3. Enter your api key from, then press enter.

  4. Use Vim like you normally do and your time will be tracked for you automatically.

  5. Visit to see your logged time.

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To use a custom python binary:

let g:wakatime_PythonBinary = '/usr/bin/python'

The default is to use python from your system PATH.

More configs can be set in your $HOME/.wakatime.cfg file, which will be read by Learn more here.

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