Logging code commits with Nomie

I use Nomie to track almost all things in my life. For a long time I wanted to log my commits so I can do some analysis like “where do I code the most?” etc. So as soon as I got the Nomie API key, I created post-commit hooks to track code commits.

GIT

# create global hook templates
git config --global init.templatedir '~/.git-templates'
mkdir -p ~/.git-templates/hooks

# Edit or create post hook
nano  ~/.git-templates/hooks/post-commit

#Add the line to send the message and save the file
curl -s https://api.nomie.io/v2/push/<API_KEY>/action=track/label=Code/charge=1  > /dev/null

# make it executable
chmod a+x ~/.git-templates/hooks/post-commit

### reinit so the hooks are copied to the specific git repo
git init

Once the post-commit hook is added. You need to “git init” for existing projects. It automatically gets added to new projects when you do init.

HG

Its much easier with mercurial. Just add it to the global .hgrc. The hook automatically applies to all the existing projects and new ones. If you want it only for specific project then edit the specific project hgrc.

# Edit global .hgrc
nano ~/.hgrc

#add the hook under [hooks]
[hooks]
commit = curl -s https://api.nomie.io/v2/push/<API_KEY>/action=track/label=Code/charge=1  > /dev/null

Nomie gives you some graphs by default but you can create your own as the data is available.

When do I commit

When do I commit

Where do I commit?

Where do I commit?

Generic Graph, But you can add other parameters like Coffee or Sleep.

Generic Graph, But you can add other parameters like Coffee or Sleep.

Generic Graph, But you can add other parameters like Coffee or Sleep.

Generic Graph, But you can add other parameters like Coffee or Sleep.

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