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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

How IoT Is Making Security Imperative for All Embedded Software
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the unique challenges of securing embedded applications and explains how to overcome these obstacles with static code analysis tools. Discover how you can identify and eliminate defects earlier on in the development cycle.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

Programming Research

One Test Data Manager Solution, Rated and Reviewed
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn how four organizations who invested wisely in test data management were able to reduce IT project costs that benefitted the entirety of the development lifecycle.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

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

The Impact of the Internet of Things on Product Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), it's more important than ever to bring your innovations to market before the competition. This white paper discusses best practices of continuous engineering to increase the pace of innovation.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Unlock Engineering Insight for Rapid Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a strategy that achieves a unified view of engineering and operational data, allowing you to find the right information when it's needed, quickly understand and react to change, and gain insight to make better-informed decisions during the development lifecycle.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Exploring PaaS Benefits and Deployment Options
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Compare the types of PaaS deployments, explore how PaaS simplifies DevOps initiatives, and discover tips on choosing a PaaS for your cloud development needs. Additionally, learn how PaaS can help Java EE organizations stay competitive.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Red Hat

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.

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.

Modernize Apps Quickly and Accurately
sponsored by GizmoxTS
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines an interactive app re-engineering approach that provides human control with machine guidance, cutting down on errors while improving time-to-market. Uncover the differences between this digital approach and a manual rewrite.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

GizmoxTS

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.
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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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