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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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Overcome the Risks of App Modernization
sponsored by GizmoxTS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, dig into a new approach to rewriting applications that provides the flexibility of manual re-architecting while dramatically lowering the risks, costs, and skillset requirements.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

GizmoxTS

How to Use Containers to Create, Test and Debug Software
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores how using containers in your app lifecycle ensures you have an ecosystem to develop and troubleshoot apps without interference from other software. Discover how this app development strategy can help your enterprise become more agile, responsive, and leaner – while providing a competitive edge.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Global Knowledge

The Enterprise Guide to Developing Secure Mobile Apps
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines essential best practices and recommendations across all 4 stages of the mobile app lifecycle: design, develop, deploy, and maintain. Discover the top 5 mobile app traps to avoid, FAQs on mobile development, and more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 10 Feb 2016

MobileIron

3 Ways to Move Application Development to the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: There are ways to modernize development approaches without squeezing what's left of resources. Explore ways to accelerate innovation, avoid complexity, and increase developer productivity with cloud-based development tools.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

How to Choose Open Source Integration Software for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how open source integration software addresses some of the biggest challenges facing IT today and how to choose the right open source software for your enterprise's needs. Learn about an open source strategy that can provide you with benefits like stable releases, licensing, and more.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Case Study: Qantas Supports Business Transformation With SaaS Project & Portfolio Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll explore how Qantas implemented a SaaS-based project and portfolio management strategy to improve IT project visibility and reporting. Uncover features capable of managing hundreds of projects, ideas and resources.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

CA Technologies

Shifting Your Digital Transformation Into the Fast Lane: Five Keys to Higher-quality Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Shifting application development into the fast lane of continuous delivery is possible, but requires businesses to adopt a new test model. In the following guide, explore five keys that can help your organization achieve continuous delivery.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies.

How to Choose a Mobile Application Architecture
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why choosing the right app architecture can help you quickly deliver device-savvy mobile apps. Uncover 9 questions to help you determine the right one for your mobile app project.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

OutSystems

How to Select a Mobile App Development Platform Solution
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: Access this decision matrix for help with finding a mobile app development platform, and identifying market leaders in your vendor selection process.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

OutSystems

15 Essential Features of a Rapid Mobile App Delivery Platform
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 15 essential features of a powerful rapid mobile application development tool. Access a checklist that can help you analyze vendor strengths and challenges in detail.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

OutSystems

Reasons to Go Mobile With Your Enterprise Apps
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key reasons why you should go mobile with your enterprise applications. Learn answers to questions like: What are my options to go mobile? Which app should I build first?
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

OutSystems

Maximize the Value of Your ALM Strategy with Model-Based Testing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Manual testing involves several issues, including ambiguous requirements, poor test coverage, over-testing, unavailable or missing test data, and an inability to trace the impact of changes. Discover how model-based testing can make testing more efficient and effective, helping you make the most of your Application Lifecycle Management strategy.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

In-Memory Data Grid Criteria Evaluation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Research analysts have provided a 32-criteria evaluation of 11 in-memory data grid (IMDG) products for app development and delivery leaders. Access this resource and uncover important findings.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Automated Test Case Generation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides advice on several aspects of test case generation, including defining requirements and finding a tool that can recognize and process requirement changes. Learn how automating test case generation can help you avoid time-consuming and inefficient testing that delivers subpar applications.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

How to Get Started with Platform-as-a-Service
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: If you're starting to consider implementing PaaS, you have to decide which approach is right for your organization. Here are five questions to ask before selecting PaaS technology.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Using Model Based Testing to Drive Behavior-Driven Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the use of model-based testing in a Behavior-Driven Development environment can help you respond to change with more agility and ensure that software will fulfill on the intended requirements.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Fully Automated ETL Testing: A Step-by-Step Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the challenges encountered in a typical approach to ETL testing, including complexity, poor documentation, manual derivations of test cases, and more. Learn about an alternative, broadly model-based approach that can make ETL testing more efficient, effective, and systematic.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

ROI Summary for one Open Source Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this business value snapshot, find out how one open source application server program delivered several annual benefits per 100 users. Discover ways you too can prepare to achieve an average three year ROI of 509%.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Turn IT from a Cost Center into a Profit Center
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this data sheet to make the business case for more collaboration, better interoperability between conventional and new platforms, lower TCO and higher security with open source development tools.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Red Hat

How to Project the Cost of High-Quality Application Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This educational white paper describes an approach to measure development success in Agile environments. Learn how to use software requirements to project the cost for a development project and discover a strategy that allows you to identify which of your tests need to be run, automatically repair tests, and more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

Automated Application Testing: Coping With Change
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses five issues around automated application testing. Learn what an automated testing framework needs in order to conquer these challenges and gain an advantage that helps you get higher-quality applications to market faster than competitors.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

The Business Value of one Open Source Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: One research firm interviewed four organizations leveraging a Java-based enterprise application platform to standardize and improve their app development efforts. Discover what these companies experienced as they tested this tool.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Red Hat

A Critique of Software Test Case Design Methods
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the criteria by which you can objectively rate test case design methods. Also discover objective critiques of several common kinds of test case design, including combinatorial methods, multiplicative coverage methods, and formal models. Find out which test case design method is right for you.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

5 Keys to Higher Quality Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn the 5 keys to shift your application development practice to a continuous delivery model.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Why Test Data Management May Be the Only Way to Drive Continuous Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource describes how an end-to-end approach to Test Data Management (TDM) enables faster delivery of high-quality software. Discover the services a TDM strategy must perform to optimize your software development.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

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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