Recently, I started Daily Commit in Github. I always open Github profile page on the tab of Chrome, and check it many times. I think I need to stop it to save time, so I searched and found
In this blog post, I will introduce how to use BitBar and github-contribution plugin to show Github commit status on Mac statusbar.
Prepare plugin folder
We need a plugin folder to save BitBar plugin. Create a folder where you want and name what you want.
Execute the command below to install BitBar.
brew cask install bitbar
After installing, you can see BitBar app in the app list like below. Execute BitBar app.
When you execute BitBar app for the first time, you can see the screen like below. click
Open button to execute the app.
If you see the select plugin folder screen, select the folder you created above. You can change the plugin folder anytime like below.
Click the link below to go to github-contribution plugin site.
- github-contribution plugin: github-contribution
When you go to the plugin site, you can see the screen like below.
+ Add to BitBar button on the left top to add github contribution plugin to BitBar
When you click the add button, you can see the screen like above. Click
Open BitBar button.
Next, you can see the installation dialog. Click
Install button to install the plugin.
Add plugin source code
We need source code to use the plugin. Go to the plugin folder you created above and create
If you create the file, click
View source link beside
+ Add to BitBar button on the plugin site.
copy the source, and paste it to
github-contribution.10m.rb file you created above.
We need to configure Github account. Open
~/.bitbarrc file via your editor.
# vscode code ~/.bitbarrc
And then, add the contents below to it.
[github_contribution] username = <GITHUB_USERNAME> max_contributions = 10
<GITHUB_USERNAME> to your Github user name.
Execute the plugin
Let’s execute the plugin! Click BitBar icon on the right of Mac statusbar. And select
Refresh all menu.
After refreshing, you can see the commit status on BitBar.
BitBar github-contribution plugin updates the commit info every 10 minutes.
We’ve seen how to install BitBar and configure github-contribution plugin to keep Daily Commit.
We don’t need to open Github profile page to check the commit status for Daily Commit anymore. Let’s do Daily Commit hard!