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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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How to Design and Manage APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide to setting up an API strategy can help you modernize your apps to bring in new revenue streams. Discover a layered approach to APIs, and dig into important topics, such as: the causes of the API explosion, setting up API management and governance, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Strategic App Modernization Initiatives to Help Your Business
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide digs into the ways you can modernize your apps for today's competitive, fast-paced market. Learn about setting up an API strategy, developing for mobile, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Using Static Analysis and Continuous Integration to Improve Code Quality
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: How can you ensure that your code meets its quality targets while still delivering software on time and within budget? Discover how using continuous integration and static analysis together can help you address issues before they become major problems and achieve higher quality code within tighter project deadlines.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

Programming Research

10 New Rules for Mobile Strategy and Success in 2016
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how you can reach mobile success in 2016. Discover 10 new rules you'll need to follow in order to make an innovative, impactful approach to mobile.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

Kony

Two Sides to the Coin: Enterprise Rapid App Development Tools
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper weighs the pros and cons of rapid app development tools. Take a look at the many shapes and sizes of today's tools, the diverse vendor offerings, and much more.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

Kony

Best Practice Guide: Quality Planning, Assurance, and Control
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: To ensure quality products, you need a strategy in place to plan and control all aspects of your project. This resource reveals key best practices for quality planning, assurance, and control. Discover how to effectively leverage tools like cause and effect diagrams, histograms, statistical sampling, interrelationship diagraphs, and much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Global Knowledge

How Secure Are Your Mobile Apps?
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This e-book reveals the top 10 mobile security vulnerabilities and how to address them in the development process. Learn how to overcome weak server side controls, poor authentication and authorization, and much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Kony

3 Must-Read Mobile Innovation Stories
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, uncover 3 inspiring mobile app innovation use cases. Gain ideas on how you can develop a successful mobile app strategy via better connecting with your users and customers, boosting agility and speed to market, and saving time and paper.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Kony

Banking APIs: State of the Market
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: As banks increasingly invest in APIs, many are struggling to choose a definition format, manage security, and build internal support for an API strategy. Discover key insights about major API challenges and trends from a survey conducted with API strategists and managers in the financial services industry.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Axway

9 Best Practices to Build a Digital Business Architecture
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: APIs can help you leverage third-party development talent and encourage collaboration, but there are several security and performance issues you have to address in order to ensure responsible, effective use of APIs. Discover 9 best practices to optimize your digital business architecture with APIs.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

The Benefits of Release Automation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: To keep up with customers' increasing expectations and maximize ROI, companies need to release applications more nimbly and reliably without expending more resources. This Forrester report dives into the benefits, costs, and risks that enterprises have experienced with one release automation solution.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Accelerate Application Delivery with Synthetic Test Data Generation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Without the right data for testing, you can't ensure valuable, high-quality apps, but finding or creating the right test data by hand is a time-consuming and error-prone process. This white paper explains how you can improve the quality of test data, increase testing efficiency, and cut costs with synthetic data generation.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

3 Ways an API-First Digital Strategy can Drive a Successful Business and IT Transformation
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: If companies still rely on legacy apps that were deployed long before the cloud, mobile devices, and the Internet of Things, they need to quickly adapt to keep up with today's customer expectations. Discover the 3 ways you can drive a successful business and IT transformation by putting APIs first.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

Improve Business Agility with a Comprehensive Business Process Management Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a comprehensive BPM strategy that can empower you to foster collaboration between IT and business users, improve agility and speed time-to-market, increase operational efficiency, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Red Hat

The API Management Playbook: Understanding Solutions for API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: APIs are critical to help enterprises keep up with the rising volume, scale, and volatility of customer-facing apps, but you can only get maximum value out of APIs if you have a strategy in place to manage and coordinate their deployment. Discover how to develop a formal strategy to create, secure, manage, and optimize APIs at enterprise scale.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Release Automation for Complex, Multi-Tier Deployments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: How can you minimize bottlenecks to rapidly and consistently deliver apps, without missing errors that lead to failures? Learn how release automation can help you deploy app releases faster and more frequently without sacrificing quality.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Improve Business Agility: Facilitating Effective Collaboration Between Stakeholders and Software Developers
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: Agile development has demonstrated that business and technical teams struggle to effectively communicate and collaborate. Discover how you can align business objectives more closely with the software development process and ensure that stakeholders can capture business needs, manage change, and track progress.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

MicroFocus

Testing for E-Commerce: Prioritizing and Perfecting Performance Tests
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: It's crucial for e-retailers to prevent downtime to their websites and mobile apps to maximize revenue, maintain a positive reputation, and optimize customer retention. Discover a strategy for performance and load testing that operates from the end user perspective to prevent customers from defecting to the competition.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

MicroFocus

APD Improves their Procurement Solution with a New Middleware Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll explore ways one custom procurement solution provider was able to help users automatically buy the most cost-effective item available. Learn now about agile development strategies and middleware that made this possible.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

Red Hat

Optimize Your Software Development Supply Chain
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: It's difficult to track and manage the software development lifecycle when you have numerous teams working individually on different stages of development. Access this resource to learn how to take control of the entire development lifecycle, including requirements management, change management, performance testing, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

MicroFocus

Get a Helping Hand with Automation: 6 Ways to Improve Manual Testing
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: When you're trying to keep up with Agile release cycles, manual testing can slow you down and prevent you from delivering software on time and within budget. Access this brief resource to discover the 6 ways automation makes testing more efficient and effective.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

MicroFocus

Managing Business Requirements: 6 Common Challenges to Overcome
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals 6 common challenges that make it difficult for Agile teams to effectively fulfill business requirements. Discover how you can overcome these challenges to improve business agility and deliver software that meets your enterprise's needs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

MicroFocus

How to Quickly Rewrite Software History
sponsored by GizmoxTS
WHITE PAPER: Explore 3 use cases showing how diverse organizations used a digital app rewriting strategy in order to refresh their outdated apps with speed, accuracy, and ease. Learn about their unique challenges, how they overcame them, and their final results.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

GizmoxTS

Uniting Business and App Development Teams Throughout the Lifecycle
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: To get the most out of Agile initiatives and deliver software on time, business and development teams need an easier way to communicate and collaborate throughout the development lifecycle. This white paper explains how to unite business and development teams with a view into real-time project status.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

MicroFocus

Mitigate Rewrite Risks in Your App Modernization Projects
sponsored by GizmoxTS
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can overcome barriers to app modernization in your enterprise. Uncover a software-guided way to mitigate risks in the rewrite process that can help you reduce human errors and inconsistency, keep legacy apps running and updated, and more.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

GizmoxTS
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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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