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Building analytics for developers

We know from years of building software 🏗️, that being, and staying productive over a long period of time is very difficult. Some days I am on fire, pushing code and feeling good about it, and others I stare at the screen, tired, frustrated and unhappy. If I could see my working habits in data, could this be avoided? Are there changes I could make to spend more time, focused, happy and satisfied while coding?

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How much of my coding time is focused and uninterrupted ? How often am I switching contexts, or re-writing a function before it's commit worthy? I want real data about my working hours, and where I'm spinning my wheels in the codebase so I can address the problem. I want to know about the tools and patterns my peers are using and how proficient I am working with different technologies (so I can make goals and plan my personal development). And lastly, I want to know if I’m taking the necessary breaks from the screen to avoid damaging my body over time.

To answer these questions, we're building ActiveCove Analytics - to provide developers with rich, real-time coding metrics, by hooking into VS Code and delivering easily digestible visualizations that reveal how you really code.

There’s a number of ways we think we can be helpful, and we’re building it as quickly as we can — but we really need your help. What do you want to see? What do you care about?

Help us shape ActiveCove Analytics and sign up for the waitlist so we can get in touch.

Keep jamming!

Adam Christian
CEO & Cofounder, ActiveCove Inc.

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