Longitude: Visualise Git Respositories

February 26 2022 · tech software-engineering git

I made a tool to visualise the file structure of git repositories: Longitude. The inspiration comes from work where I wanted to overlay team ownership across files and directories in some of the large monolithic code bases.


It’s very much an MVP and is a nights-and-weekends project. I’ve got a couple of ideas for the future:

  • The option to size nodes based on lines of code in each file and directory.
  • Utilise categories for file extension.
  • Colour or size nodes based on LOC churn in a file.

There’s a live demo up here and you can view the source on github. Follow the README to get started.

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