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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 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

Merging PaaS and Containers to Streamline App Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into one of the latest software development strategies: containers. Learn about the differences between using containers vs. virtual machines, how you can bring the agility of containers into your PaaS environment, and more.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

IBM

Top Challenges Facing Developers Today
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Working with new technologies requires developers to learn new programming languages as well as new tools. Explore survey results that look into the leading challenges facing developers today and how they're overcoming these hurdles.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

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

The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Software Developer
sponsored by Pluralsight
WHITE PAPER: For beginning developers, it can be hard to figure out where to start to forge a successful career. Explore the biggest benefits of software development as a career, and discover how you can capitalize on training opportunities to develop your skills.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Pluralsight

Mobile Insights: Expert answers to 5 essential questions on creating a winning mobile experience
sponsored by Sitecore
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features answers from Sitecore partner agencies to five questions about the mobile digital experience: challenges commonly faced; the best time for planning the mobile experience; what to look for in a dev partner, how to measure success from mobile, and what "mobile" most frequently means to Sitecore partner customers.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Sitecore

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


Encouraging Lifelong Learning for your Software Developers
sponsored by Pluralsight
WHITE PAPER: As coding languages and platforms evolve, software developers need a way to keep their skills up to date. Explore how you can make new training affordable and eliminate the classroom of traditional technology education. Discover how you can provide on-demand training whenever your software developers need it.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Pluralsight

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


A Quick Guide to Localizing Games for Global Markets
sponsored by Transifex
WHITE PAPER: Localizing your games can be a very complicated process. Explore the 8 basic steps to localize your game to a global audience and drive more sales. Learn how you can identify target markets, select the right translation resource, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016


Mobile App Development Primer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide on enterprise mobile app development to uncover best practices for developing and delivering top-quality apps. Discover the top 3 characteristics of good mobile apps, elements of agile mobile development, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

5 Ways to Optimize Your Mobile Apps with Behavior Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore a mobile analytics strategy that can empower you with complete visibility, insight, and contextual information to improve the mobile user experience. You'll discover 5 ways to optimize your mobile behavior analytics solution.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

IBM

5 Steps to a Successful IoT Journey
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
WHITE PAPER: Connected devices in themselves aren't enough to create business value. Without IoT-specific technical knowledge, companies risk creating gadgets that have temporary consumer appeal and short shelf lives. Discover 5 key steps to get the most value out of your IoT initiative.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

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

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
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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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