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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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How Will the Internet of Things Affect Testers?
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this expert article, Paul Gerrard, specialist in test assurance, invites you to explore how the IoT can affect testing and testers and introduces the seven-layer architecture of the IoT system. Also, engage in some of the predictions for large-scale test environments in the lab, environments in the field and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

CA Technologies

Moving Beyond Masking and Subsetting: Realizing the Value of Test Data Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes common problems and potential benefits of Test Data Management (TDM) in a testing and development environment. Debunk assumptions that could be holding you back from better TDM, learn why masking production data is not a simple solution, and discover a more efficient and easier TDM policy for IT.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

CA Technologies

Bridge the gap with DevOps - Take a logical approach to building continuity between apps development and operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: To meet these challenges, traditional app development and app management services must learn to cooperate and collaborate. Discover ways to deliver innovation through the delivery of new and enhanced services to improve the value of applications.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Getting Ready for Next-Gen Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper explores the use of a next-generation app lifecycle management platform made for defining, managing, and automating activities. Discover how to implement and support a successful Agile transformation to optimize the speed, quality, and scale of your app development.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Behavior Driven Development for Continuous Testing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Explore the concept of behavior driven development, an Agile software development technique that promotes collaboration between QA, development, and business stakeholders. Find out how this user behavior-oriented approach will help you satisfy the need for both speed and quality.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Agile Test Data Management: The New Must Have
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This report will help you better understand how existing test data management tools support Agile delivery. Access now and explore ways to improve your test data management buying decisions.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

CA Technologies

Survival Strategies in the Age of Agile Development
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The cost efficiency and agility generated by a cloud environment supports higher levels of innovation. Learn how to ensure you have the resources necessary to streamline development and testing, so you can satisfy relentless user demands.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

CA Technologies

The Challenge of Software Requirement Updates at a.s.r.
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn how time crunched testing teams at a.s.r. were able to map out existing requirements to determine new ones in just four hours, with easy and quick ways to make updates.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

CA Technologies

How to Kill Agility: Nine Metrics Mistakes
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today, organizations embrace rework and rely more heavily on user feedback to improve their products. Access this white paper to explore the role of metrics in software development, and nine common metric mistakes to avoid.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

CA Technologies

Key Features and Benefits of Agile Development
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways agility can help you synchronize development work with business priorities, so you can coordinate teams to deliver apps on a predictable cadence.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

CA Technologies

Your Agility Survival Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Building agility into your organization means sensing, creating, and adapting to change quickly and confidently. Access this white paper and learn how to leverage delivery agility, portfolio agility, and business agility for higher profits and faster revenue growth.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

CA Technologies

Intelligent Business Process Management for the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: By combining business process management, resource planning, and complex event processes into a single, integrated strategy, teams can experience the benefits of agile development. Uncover ways to achieve automated business operations and shorter development cycles with a cloud-ready architecture.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Rapid Integration: Seamlessly Create Messaging Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Faster and simpler development, interoperability, and deployment is possible -- even for users typically locked out of real-time integration. Discover ways to help users develop, manage, and monitor processes together with minimal IT overhead.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Release Automation and Continuous Delivery for Siebel CRM
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can achieve release automation and continuous delivery with technology that supports Oracle's Siebel CRM. Find out how to deliver Siebel-specific upgrades with increased agility for a better all-around customer experience.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Automic

Accelerate Innovation by Automating New Applications
sponsored by BMC
WHITE PAPER: Tailoring custom automation to any application without scripts or proprietary code eliminates extra barriers that stand between you and market leadership. Uncover ways to deliver new digital services, support the pace of innovation, and more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

BMC

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 apps 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, micro-services 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 Process Automation & Custom Software Development
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

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

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: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Red Hat

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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