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DEFINITION: A driver development kit (DDK) is a set of programs and related files that are used to develop a new software or hardware driver or to update an existing legacy application driver for an operating system. (A driver is a relatively small program that addresses the unique requirements of a kind of hardware or a special software application.) Typically, DDKs are used by device manufacturers and software  … 
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Strategies for Implementing Windows 10
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Universal Applications may be one of the most important features of Windows 10. However, this new technology could cause compatibility issues with applications for enterprise deployments. Find out how you can test hundreds of apps and performance levels with the push of a button and deploy Windows 10 successfully.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Flexera Software

10 Tips to Manage Requirements for the Internet of Things
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To navigate complexity and achieve a new approach to managing requirements, this white paper offers 10 tips to help you adapt to the changes brought about by the Internet of Things (IoT) evolution. Learn key facts about traceability, strategic reuse, and more.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

IBM

Enterprise Application Platforms that let you Deploy Anywhere
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Implementing DevOps, microservices architectures, and containers can help you quickly deliver higher-quality applications that meet the demands of web-scale performance. Discover processes and technologies that can help you accommodate these modern approaches.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Red Hat

A Structured Design Approach to Business Automation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to modernize business automation by capitalizing on advances in software development infrastructure, and incorporate them into a new structured, 6-step design approach that eliminates additional risk.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Intro: 5 Recommendations for Container Development
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a compelling intro to a downloadable study on the benefits, usage, and effectiveness of container deployment. Learn what developers, architects, and operations teams are doing to keep up with the increased frequency of application releases using this technology.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 19 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Requirements Management for the Internet of Things
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In the world of product development, change is constant, especially when you're developing for a rapidly changing platform like the IoT. Discover a new requirements management tool that provides you with a single platform for managing requirements and helps project teams work more effectively.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

IBM

Beyond Software: Agile for Product Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Can agile be applied to products other than software, like physical components that contain both electronics and software engineering aspects? Learn how it can be done in spite of the differences between software and physical components.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Agile Development: Why Requirements Matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in IT-regulated and complex product development projects. Learn how, with the right processes and automations in place, managing requirements can help improve your productivity.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Unlock Engineering Knowledge for Rapid Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Smarter products require smarter development processes, and so many companies are adopting continuous engineering to unlock engineering insight and control complexity in the era of IoT. In this white paper, uncover ways you can empower your engineering team to make the right decisions at the right times.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Strategic Reuse: Shift the Focus of Development from Products to Product Lines
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As a key component of continuous engineering, strategic reuse can help an organization exploit common elements across product lines. Discover how it can help you lower costs while reducing testing effort and minimizing errors.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Achieve Faster Time-to-Quality with Continuous Validation and Verification Engineering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about two of the key components of continuous engineering: validation and verification. Discover how using these methods can speed up your development process, improve outcomes by detecting defects earlier, and produce higher quality products.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

How to Get Started with Automated Software Testing
sponsored by Sauce Labs
WHITE PAPER: Explore the benefits of automated software testing as part of a continuous integration and delivery process. Plus, learn how to set up a testing framework, including which tests to automate and which to do manually.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Sauce Labs

Gigaom Report: DevOps is Crippled Without Continuous Integration
sponsored by Sauce Labs
WHITE PAPER: This Gigaom Research report explores why embracing continuous integration is a critical first step in successfully adopting DevOps practices. Gain expert tips on making continuous integration work, introducing continuous integration to mobile, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016

Sauce Labs

Docker's Impact on QA and App Quality
sponsored by Sauce Labs
WHITE PAPER: Even as DevOps aims to bring development, QA, and operations teams closer together, getting them to agree on the importance and function of containers is the only way to embrace the new architecture and release processes. Explore the impact container technology Docker has on software QA and testing.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Sauce Labs

Embedded Software Development: Using Static Analysis for Code Reuse
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can conquer the biggest challenges that prevent enterprises from effectively reusing code. Discover how static code analysis can help you measure the quality of large, complex code bases before reusing them on new projects.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Programming Research

Evaluating a Rapid Mobile App Development Tool
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This report, produced by 451 Research, evaluates a rapid mobile app development tool and compares it to other options in the market. Uncover its strengths, weaknesses, and more so you can decide if this strategy works for your enterprise.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Kony

Succeeding with Static Code Analysis: An Implementation Guide
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: Static code analysis can help you rapidly ensure the safety and security of embedded software, but it isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. Discover the biggest challenges that can prevent static code analysis from effectively detecting issues early on.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Programming Research

An IT Executive's Guide to Improving your Agile Practice
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: How can you remove the friction between Agile teams and the rest of enterprise IT? Uncover a step-by-step checklist to re-evaluate your software delivery practice and encourage Agility at enterprise-scale.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Tasktop

Static Code Analysis: A Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: How can you select the right static code analysis solution to deliver reliable, safe, and secure software? Explore the major benefits and pitfalls of static code analysis tools, and discover best practices to optimize embedded software development.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Programming Research

Localization for Agile Teams: Translate at the Pace You Develop Code
sponsored by Transifex
WHITE PAPER: Localization often happens in large chunks, slowing down software development. Discover how you can implement a continuous localization process to keep up with Agile development. Learn how you can launch software to new markets faster, reduce costs, experience fewer translation errors, and more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016


Localization Guide: How to Take Your Travel & Hospitality Company Global
sponsored by Transifex
WHITE PAPER: As the travel industry moves into increasingly global markets, localization is more important than ever to ensure growth. Discover how to localize web and mobile apps, marketing content, and hospitality services to suit different global audiences.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016


A Beginner’s Guide to Software Localization
sponsored by Transifex
WHITE PAPER: Explore 4 best practices to ensure efficient and cost-effective localization, and access a step-by-step guide that tells you how to localize software from start to finish.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016


Accelerate Mobile Development in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Creating innovative, user-friendly mobile apps can introduce new business opportunities for organizations. Explore how you can use cloud technology to drive fast, efficient mobile development.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

IBM

How to Use the Cloud to Drive Mobile Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how cloud technology is evolving to enable next-gen mobile apps. Uncover emerging use cases and methods for meeting mobile development demands with services, such as: PaaS, microservices, analytics, and more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jan 2016

IBM

Exploring PaaS Benefits and Deployment Options
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Compare the types of PaaS deployments, explore how PaaS simplifies DevOps initiatives, and discover tips on choosing a PaaS for your cloud development needs. Additionally, learn how PaaS can help Java EE organizations stay competitive.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Red Hat
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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS DEFINITION (continued): …  application developers. Some DDKs can be downloaded from the maker of the operating system. Others can be purchased from a third party. A DDK typically includes sample drivers, source code, a debugging utility, a compiler, testing tools, other utilities, and documentation. In addition to the kit, a driver developer needs to be familiar with the operating system or application the driver is for. Building a driver is typically a complicated process. Testing and debugging should be thorough so that the driver is released with as few errors as possible. There are several steps in building a driver:Writing … 
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