Acquire a Designite’s Academic license

To promote the innovation in software engineering research, specifically in the area of code and design quality and static analysis, we are providing free licenses of Designite to academic researchers and students.

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Publications that use Designite

  • Tushar Sharma, Marios Fragkoulis, and Diomidis Spinellis. “House of Cards: Code Smells in Open-Source C# Repositories. in ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM). 424-429. 10.1109/ESEM.2017.57.
  • Tushar Sharma, “Designite: A Customizable Tool for Smell Mining in C# Repositories” in SATToSE, Madrid during 7-9 June 2017.
  • Tushar Sharma, Pratibha Mishra, and Rohit Tiwari, “Designite – A Software Design Quality Assessment Tool”, in First International Workshop on Bringing Architecture Design Thinking into Developers’ Daily Activities (Bridge’16), 2016.


For academic collaboration, contact Tushar Sharma (

How to cite Designite?

If you use Designite in your academic work, please use the following citation:

author = {Sharma, Tushar},
title = {{Designite – A Software Design Quality Assessment Tool}},
month = may,
year = 2016,
doi = {10.5281/zenodo.2566832},
url = {}