bitbar

Put the output from any script or program into your macOS Menu Bar (the BitBar reboot) (by matryer)

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matryer/bitbar is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts

Posts where bitbar has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-06-11.
  • Radar - Check important metrics with a single click
    Lovely! I wanted to use https://xbarapp.com/ for something similar, but I think I saw that your app supports building simple HTTP requests. This will save me some of the scripting effort.
  • Made a xbar plugin to check the delivery date
    Oh I love xbar - I wrote some plugins for it. https://xbarapp.com
  • Is there any Gnome extension that hides tray icons
    reddit.com/r/gnome | 2021-05-27
    Which DE has something like argos/xbar?
  • Show HN: MacOCR – OCR any text on screen
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-05-21
  • Monitor build on MacOS
    reddit.com/r/jenkinsci | 2021-04-25
    Not sure of an existing one, but it’d probably be pretty trivial to write a script for BitBar/xbar- https://xbarapp.com
  • Istats free alternative??
    reddit.com/r/macapps | 2021-04-20
    Other than what was already mentioned. iGlance, tidiemme/monitorbar, or you could "build" something very custom with bitbar (now https://xbarapp.com/) - but there are probably already plugins for that for xbar.
  • 5 Super Useful Menubar Apps For macOS
    dev.to | 2021-04-09
    You can download and check other plugins here
  • 🧢 Stefan's Web Weekly #12
    dev.to | 2021-03-30
    matryer/xbar – Put the output from any script or program into your macOS Menu Bar.
  • Put anything in your macOS menu bar (BitBar rebooted)
  • Hi guys is there anyway I can add permanent text in the menu bar (I've marked with red) like not a clickable one just permanent SO that one can write their goals there and not get distracted please tell me
    reddit.com/r/MacOS | 2021-03-21
    Try xbar xbar-github. You can display any script output on menubar. You create a simple bash/zsh script echoing your goal text. There are lot of other cool plugins available. Check it out. It’s all open source. Have Fun !
  • Xbar: The BitBar reboot. Put anything in your macOS menu bar
  • Xbar: Put anything in your macOS menu bar
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-19
    I see XBar seems to be more advanced and more popular.

    It has these Advanced APIs like URL schema - https://github.com/matryer/xbar#advanced-apis

    and also the GUI for plugins compared to Swiftbar

    The tech stack of course is also much different as it's written in Go and Swiftbar as the name applies in Swift.

    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-19
    Just updated from BitBar and ran into a small issue since xbar doesn't support custom plugin folders the same way BitBar did (as in a way to change it via the GUI). Thankfully you can just symlink the plugin folder to your old BitBar folder and everything works as expected. I opened an issue for it here: https://github.com/matryer/xbar/issues/653
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-19
    The old repo is archived in the new one https://github.com/matryer/xbar/tree/master/archive/bitbar