Stts is a free macOS menu bar app for developers to see status of popular services. This app contains a very long list of services which are essential for developers and shows you their status if they are down. On the main interface of this app, you can see a list of services that it is monitoring by checking its online status. When a service becomes unavailable, it notifies you and changes its status of the its interface too. Services like GitHub, Zapier, Dropbox, DigitalOcean, Heroku, Reddit, Google Cloud Platform and some others. The apps is simple and you can choose which services you want to show on its main interface.
This app, Stts actually uses status page API of the services that it supports right now. It keeps making calls to the endpoint of the status page API of the services that it has. Currently some services are missing such as Azure and Office 365 as there is no public status page to see their status. The app is very simple and you don’t have to sign in or do something like that, It will keep running in the menu bar and you can see the status of a service anytime you want in just a couple of clicks.
Using this macOS menu bar app for developers to see status of popular services:
Using this app in macOS is very easy. You go the Apple App Store and then install this app. After that, you just have to launch it and it will appear in the menu bar. By default some services are already there. You can see them in the main interface of the app. See the screenshot below.
It doesn’t monitor all the services that supports by default. You can enable the ones that you want it to monitor which is good. In the app settings, you can turn off and on the services that you want to monitor. The complete list of services that it supports is below.
- Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- Atlassian Statuspage
- Code Climate
- Engine Yard
- Google Cloud Platform
- Media Temple
- New Relic
- Pivotal Tracker
- Sauce Labs
When a services that it was watching before becomes unavailable, it will throw desktop notification instantly. And a desktop notification will be pushed when that’s services becomes available again.
This is it. There is no specific configuration you have to do in this app to make it work. You just have to enable the services which you want to monitor and it will start doing its work. Also, this is an open source app. If you see the services that it doesn’t have then you can request that on GitHub.
Stts is a very nice app for developers to use. With this, they can see that service they are going to use is working or not. Also, it is essential in case you are using some services like Heroku or something like that then you can take further steps to stop or fix your hosted apps. Overall, the app is simple and lightweight and you can always see status of services you like to monitor with it.