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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 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

A Convenient Way to Manage Portal Access
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Managing users' access to an organization's resources via portals is convenient with IBM's WebSphere Portal Scripting Interface. Compare tools available to the portal administrator and identify some use cases where IBM's Portal Scripting Interface may be the ideal choice. Review basic commands and find out how to create custom scripts.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015

Global Knowledge

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Automated Application Testing: Coping With Change
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses five issues around automated application testing. Learn what an automated testing framework needs in order to conquer these challenges and gain an advantage that helps you get higher-quality applications to market faster than competitors.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

Test Data Management: The Key to Continuous Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Developers often neglect testing in order to deliver software more quickly, but this can result in bugs that actually slow down your operations. This white paper explains how a requirements-based approach to test data management can allow you to deliver better-quality software, save time, and cut costs.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Top 4 Emerging Mobile App Strategies
sponsored by Magnet
WHITE PAPER: This e-book digs into the top 4 emerging mobile app strategies for 2016 that can help you win customer loyalty. Rely on this guide as your "cheat sheet" to enabling better mobile experiences for today's always on-the-go customers.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015


Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Magic Quadrant compares 20 different mobile app development platform vendors, revealing the biggest strengths and weaknesses of each option. Discover how each vendor performed according to criteria like product quality, price, and customer experience.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

IBM

Embedded BI Benchmark Report: Building vs. Buying BI Functionality
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When embedding BI into your application, how can you decide whether you should build your BI functionality from scratch or invest in third-party BI software? In this comprehensive report, BI expert Wayne Eckerson explores survey results on embedded BI trends. Discover the pros and cons of building or buying BI functionality.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

10 Rules for Successful Deployment of Enterprise Apps
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn the 10 factors that can make or break enterprise application deployment. Discover how to create and deploy an application development platform that provides speed and simplicity, social productivity, cloud-centricity, and enterprise scale.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix

Enterprise Development in the Cloud: Top Benefits, Drivers, and Concerns
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: According to a survey of 408 enterprise IT software development professionals, enterprises using the cloud see improvements in time to market as well as higher productivity. Read this white paper for key findings from this survey regarding enterprise development in the cloud.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Accelerating Product Innovation Through Agile Development and Continuous Engineering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about how agile development and continuous engineering are changing the way software engineers work. Read on to discover how innovation has become central to a new collaborative work environment.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Embracing Enterprise Mobility: Choosing the Right Application Development Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Extending your enterprise with mobile applications and device isn't an option anymore -- it's a necessity. But choosing the right platform for mobile application development isn't simple, when there are so many options on the market. Download this buyer's checklist for mobile application platforms to help you with your decision.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

IBM

Agile Development: Why Requirements Matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover why an effective approach to requirements management is essential to extract optimal value from Agile development. Explore a requirements strategy that can help you optimize collaboration, traceability, change management, and more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

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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