We Measure Your Software Code Quality

TIOBE is specialized in assessing and tracking the quality of software. We measure the quality of a software system by applying widely accepted coding standards to it.

TIOBE Software BV was founded 1st of October 2000 with the aid of a major investment of Swiss company Synspace and some private investors. The name TIOBE stands for “The Importance Of Being Earnest”. This is also the name of a comedy play written by Oscar Wilde at the end of the Nineteenth Century. By choosing this name, the founders of TIOBE Software emphasize their sincere and professional attitude towards customers, suppliers and colleagues.

Most employees of TIOBE are compiler technology specialists who started their careers in the Research Labs of Philips Electronics. TIOBE’s core technology to construct fast and reliable code checkers and beautifiers is based on the Elegant compiler generator tool set of Philips.

TIOBE checks more than 638 million lines of software code for its customers world-wide, real-time, each day.