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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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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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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