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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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Software Development Tools White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Don’t Let Security Technology Put the Brakes on DevOps
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a cloud-based security and compliance platform can help you maintain strong security without sacrificing DevOps productivity.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

CloudPassage

What Continuous Delivery Means to a Test Automation Engineer
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource follows a test automation engineer as she searches for release management tools to automate and accelerate processes across development, testing, and IT operations, ultimately achieving continuous delivery.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

How to Manage The Business of Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the common challenges of managing the business of software and offers a solution that allows enterprises to plan and effectively manage their software portfolio.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Development in the Cloud: Top Benefits, Drivers, and Concerns
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: According to a survey of 408 enterprise IT software development professionals, enterprises using the cloud see improvements in time to market as well as higher productivity. Read this white paper for key findings from this survey regarding enterprise development in the cloud.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Cloud Technology for Automatic Software Testing
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper learn how to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes. Read now to uncover how cloud technology can help you automatically test your application changes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

CloudQuality: Anticipating and Tackling SAP software problems before they happen
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why IT departments use this cloud quality software to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes – such as upgrades, functional releases and enhancement packages – while reducing cost and minimizing risk.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Embracing Enterprise Mobility: Choosing the Right Application Development Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Extending your enterprise with mobile applications and device isn't an option anymore -- it's a necessity. But choosing the right platform for mobile application development isn't simple, when there are so many options on the market. Download this buyer's checklist for mobile application platforms to help you with your decision.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

IBM

How to transform your mainframe software delivery into a lean, modern, and agile process
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at how IBM Rational Developer for System z addresses key enterprise software development challenges, accelerating delivery, reducing cost, raising quality, minimizing risk and cutting time to customer feedback.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

IBM

Eight DevOps Practices that are Key to Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative white paper from Forrester to uncover the top 8 DevOps practices that are key to success.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

IBM

Leveraging the Cloud For Your DevOps Workloads
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How can you best leverage the cloud for your DevOps workloads? In this guide, discover 6 reasons why patterns can be an effective element of a DevOps solution.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Behavior-Driven Development: Agile Testing with Red Hat JBoss BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource dives into one middleware solution that can help with rules-based app challenges. View now to find out how this system can increase speed to market thanks to business analysts and software developers using the same tools, and how you can reduce the gap between what the business wants and what IT delivers.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Seven ways to reduce waste and accelerate software delivery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how an IBM DevOps approach can help reduce seven key types of waste in software development - shortening development cycles and increasing customer value.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

What makes a complete mobile testing solution?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this whitepaper now to discover the differences in a complete testing environment versus a focused testing environment, and how automation can outperform manual testing.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Deployment Data: Using Research to Break Bad Habits
sponsored by ZeroTurnaround
WHITE PAPER: The average developer wastes 39% of their day on redeploys and interactive testing in their development environments. This resource breaks down the facts about delays in the deployment process. Learn about productive strategies that eliminate the rebuild/redeploy cycle, and how these approaches compare to traditional methods already in place.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

ZeroTurnaround

RSA Improves Agility with JBoss Enterprise BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: RSA, a worldwide insurance group, uses business rules to show customers products tailored to their specific needs. Read how RSA used Red Hat JBoss BRMS to improve their application, thus leading to more sales, better agility, and the ability to respond quickly to changing business needs.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Choosing the Right API Management Solution for the Enterprise User
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Publishing application programming interfaces (APIs) to an external developer community introduces a number of challenges and risks for the enterprise. This informative whitepaper considers a system that regulates security protocols and automates access for APIs, promoting a secure yet intuitive platform for API delivery.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

DevOps: Continuous delivery of software-driven innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic illustrates the common challenges that many companies face during the software delivery lifecycle, as well as how DevOps can help overcome those obstacles to achieve continuous delivery.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IBM

Driving Product Quality With Continuous Verification and Validation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about how continuous verification and validation strategies can help quality teams keep up with agile development. Read on to learn about eth methods and approaches that can enable continuous verification and validation and determine the right strategy for your organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

Do Requirements Have a Home In Agile Methodologies?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This featured white paper analyzes the need for requirements management in the Agile world, and how these tactics do (and do not) fit within today's project management methods.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

IBM

Comcast Implements Service Virtualization & DevOps to Improve App Testing
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this featured resource to find out how Comcast found reliability through a DevOps strategy built around service virtualization. Find out how this massive company was able to virtualize 98% of test interfaces, and enjoys a 65% reduction in the amount of time to create and maintain test data.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

Parasoft Corporation

Mobile App Development: Drive Cost with High Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this report to find a survey conducted by objective researchers, which evaluates the impact of how an application's performance impacts businesses. Access this white paper now to find out how your mobile applications directly affect your company.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

IBM

The Business-Friendly Approach to Mobile Strategy
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to discover an in-depth consideration of enterprise mobile strategies, and how to implement the right tools – including micro apps. Also discover the top 10 end-to-end mobile requirements.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Kony

Get More Work Done: A Manager's Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the differences between the Agile and Waterfall methodologies in relation to software development, the pros and cons of each, best use cases, and a roadmap for mixing the two.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Automating the Application Release Process: Build vs. Buy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Companies are turning to application release automation as a cost-effective solution for development bottlenecks. Some are able to write shell scrips to automate deployment activities. Read about the essentials for building, executing, and managing release automation, and discover software that provides automation from the ground up.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.
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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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