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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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Five vital steps for successful software delivery in a chaotic world
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Modern software development can seem chaotic, with constantly changing business needs and complex, interconnected systems of heterogeneous tools. View this white paper to learn five essential steps to overcoming today's development challenges and achieving successful software delivery
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Continuous application delivery to WebSphere Application Server
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers server options that automate tasks to streamline supplication server runtime, including application deployment, test and production environments, and middleware configuration.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Application Server Goodness Without Misconfiguration
sponsored by ZeroTurnaround
WHITE PAPER: Developers like to write software, not fight with their tools. What are the various woes of different application servers? Get the low-down inside this resource, so you can turn your current frustrations into actionable, informed decisions.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

ZeroTurnaround

Application Platfrom Comparison: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and Oracle WebLogic Server Enterprise Edition
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Both Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and Oracle's WebLogic Server are based on the Java EE specification v6, meaning they share a fair number of features. View this white paper to take a look at the similarities and differences between JBoss and WebLogic Server.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Compare: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform vs. IBM Websphere
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: As organizations strive to deliver and manage applications more effectively and efficiently, many vendors are jumping on the application platform train. In this white paper, compare two application platforms: Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and IBM's WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Edition.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Business Benefits of an Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise application platforms (EAPs) are gaining popularity as organizations look to improve the efficiency of application development, deployment, and management. In this IDC white paper, explore the business benefits of one open source EAP, as well as the challenges you may face and best practices to employ for successful implementation.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Top 10 Reasons to Choose an Open Source Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: When building, deploying, and managing Java applications and services, you need a flexible, agile application platform. View this white paper to learn about one such enterprise application platform, and discover 10 reasons to choose this cloud-ready, open source platform.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat

A Mobile App Dev Platform for Content Management
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, discover a platform that enables you to develop content-related mobile apps via easy-to-use application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs).
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Box

Improve Your Mobile Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications bring with them a whole slew of security concerns that must be addressed throughout the development and deployment process. This helpful white paper introduces a mobile application development platform that helps you tackle security issues on devices, over the network, in the enterprise, and within the application itself.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Why Switch to Automated Release and Deployment?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To do more with less while producing higher quality software, savvy organizations are turning to Dev Ops. In this informative resource, learn more about the DevOps approach, and explore the benefits you could experience by switching to automated release and deployment.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Stop Redeploying and View Code Changes Instantly
sponsored by ZeroTurnaround
WHITE PAPER: Software development is an iterative process, meaning that developing a single component can result in cycles of code change, deploy, and test. However, multiple deployments and restarts to different application servers can be time-consuming. Fortunately, this white paper introduces a way for developers to instantly see the results of code changes.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

ZeroTurnaround

Accelerate Application Delivery, Improve Performance, and Spur Innovation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In too many IT organizations, development and operations teams work in silos, slowing down the application lifecycle, causing bottlenecks, and creating performance problems. By breaking down these silos, you can improve efficiency, time-to-market, and application quality -- but how do you do it?
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

DevOps: The Bridge to Faster Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Almost every organization aims to deliver applications faster and at lower cost to the business, but not all organizations know enough about the tools that can help. In this infographic, uncover the results of a recent survey by CA Technologies and IDG on the topics of DevOps, service virtualization, application release automation, and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Best Practices for a Model-Driven Development Tool
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover best practices for a model-based development tool that enables you to quickly develop complex business applications based on Agile methods and reusable software components.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

CA Technologies.

Assure the Reliability of Complex, Mission-Critical Applications and Deliver a Flawless End-User Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an application performance management (APM) technology that can help you better understand the end-user experience and the performance of application service delivery.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

Unprecedented Velocity and Uncompromised Quality: You Can Have It All
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Is your software development and test team struggling to balance quality and velocity? If so, you're definitely not alone. Shrinking lifecycles and budgets have made it seem impossible to develop great quality software at a fast pace -- but with the right tools, you can have it all.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Continuous Delivery is Reshaping the Future of ALM
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report from Forrester Research, Inc., learn how to improve your application lifecycle management (ALM) strategy and strive towards continuous delivery for increased reliability, reduced risks, and decreased costs. Get recommendations from Forrester's analysts on moving forward.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

CA Technologies.

The Secret to Agile Delivery? Tap into the ALM Hub of Activity and Insight
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover how a new approach to ALM can prepare you for the high velocity and increased quality required of Agile development.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Release and Deploy for the Complex, Multi-platform Enterprise
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: Application release and deploy in today's multi-platform enterprise can quickly become costly, chaotic, and error-prone. However, if you can centralize the management, configuration, and reuse of release and deployment processes, you can eliminate those issues for good.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

OpenMake Software

The ABCs of Adopting DevOps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how a DevOps strategy can eliminate bottlenecks that occur during the handoff between development and operations while reducing time to customer feedback, improving governance, and balancing quality and cost.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Why Use Meister and Not Ant or Maven?
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: To control and standardize the build and deploy process across teams and throughout the entire lifecycle, you need the right tools. In this insightful white paper, compare three build automation tools: OpenMake Meister, Apache Maven, and Apache Ant.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

OpenMake Software

Embracing Enterprise Mobility: Choosing the Right Application Development Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: For many enterprises, going mobile gets you upward mobility. With various options in today's consumer market, choosing a mobile platform is not always as simple as using your device on the go. Download this buyer's checklist for mobile application platforms to help you compare and contrast what's available today, across eight different categories.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 06 May 2014

IBM

Transform Your Organization into a Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To gain competitive advantage and keep up with the fast pace of business change, it's critical that your organization embrace mobile applications. In this helpful guide, discover how to transform your business into a mobile enterprise with the right technology.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

IBM

Agile Application Development on System z — Is It Keeping Up with Your Business?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative analyst paper, explore how to implement an Agile development and DevOps-based strategy in an IBM System Z environment. Discover the tools you'll need to foster automation, collaboration, quality, and testing, and the processes that will help you achieve continuous development.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Big Data in Big Companies
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Explore the following white paper to join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport, as he reveals the findings of how big data fits into the data and analytics infrastructure of 20 large organizations. Find out how these companies are handling big data, the tools and skill sets used to maximize ROI, and what the future holds with analytics 3.0.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

Red Hat
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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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