Registered 2010-02-13 by Edmundo Álvarez

DeTraS provides several tools to track development activities by registering applications that developers use on a X Window session. It also allows you to send collected data to a server and takes care about your privacy. The idea behind DeTraS is taken from Timeline, a shell script written by Nat Friedman.

Currently, you cannot collaborate with DeTraS development because it will be part of my Final Year Project and if you did my work would not be fair ;-).

In spite of that, I would really appreciate if you take the time to report bugs and if you send collected data in your system to default server. I promise you that all data compiled will be used to improve DeTraS and make some studies for my thesis about how developers work.


If you want to know more about DeTraS, you can visit our blog (clicking on Home Page below), or follow us on Twitter (

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0.5 series is the current focus of development.

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  • DeTraS 0.5.0 updated on 2011-04-22
    I've updated download files for DeTraS 0.5.0 in order to offer additional pac...
  • DeTraS 0.5.0 available on 2011-04-22
    A new DeTraS release is ready for download! DeTraS 0.5.0 includes an improve...
  • DeTraS icons contest on 2010-12-24
    Remember you only have two weeks more to create your DeTraS icon. Review cond...
  • DeTraS 0.4.2 is available on 2010-12-11
    A new DeTraS milestone is ready for download. It's a maintenance version prov...
  • DeTraS icons contest on 2010-12-08
    Do you want to design the first and new DeTraS icon? Really? You can find out...