A better way to view git blame info in Atom.
TL;DR: it does more than just display
git blame annotations in the gutter – it helps you visualise the blame info including the age of the code.
A rich popover displays summary info about the commit and visualises the commit's age.
Line highlighting makes it clear which other lines were introduced by the blame commit.
Oh and it's also fast and nicely designed.
ctrl-b to toggle the blame gutter.
Alternatively, right click the file you want to blame and select
Toggle Better Git Blame, or search for this command in the command palette (
Hover over the blame text to display the popover & line highlighting.
apm install better-git-blame and restart Atom. You can also install it from Atom's Settings pane.
We collect anonymous usage data. We do not track any sensitive or personally identifiable data, and what we collect is only used to improve the plugin.
You can turn off absolutely all the analytics and use the plugin under the radar. You can also poke around the code to see for yourself what is tracked.
All the software in this repository is released under the MIT License. See LICENSE.md for details.
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