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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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Mobile Application Platforms: Benefits of Mobile Middleware
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile isn't easily integrated with many existing enterprise technologies, preventing many companies from efficiently shifting to mobile applications. Discover how a mobile application platform that focuses on mobile middleware can empower developers to prototype and build custom APIs, integrate with relational database systems, and more.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

Kony

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.

Developing, Deploying, and Monitoring Mobile Apps with the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can streamline mobile application development with cloud services. Discover how to extend and secure your mobile apps, connect new mobile apps to existing integration and security services, deploy apps in the cloud while diagnosing performance and usage, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Vendor Comparison: Mobile Application Development Platforms
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: As the mobile application development platform (MADP) market evolves, it's challenging to sort through the growing number of vendors to find one that suits your enterprise's specific needs. This Gartner resource evaluates 20 leading MADP vendors, revealing the strengths and weaknesses of each one.
Posted: 16 Aug 2015 | Published: 16 Aug 2015

Kony

8 Factors That Affect Mobile App Development Pricing
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile apps are powerful drivers of advertising and sales growth. However, app development can be an expensive undertaking. This white paper reveals 8 key drivers of cost in app development. Discover how you can deliver the best possible ROI with your mobile app development budget.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

Don’t Let Security Technology Put the Brakes on DevOps
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a cloud-based security and compliance platform can help you maintain strong security without sacrificing DevOps productivity.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

CloudPassage

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

Agile Development – Why requirements matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This featured white paper analyzes the need for requirements management in the Agile world, and how these tactics do (and do not) fit within today's project management methods.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

IBM

Apps in Production? Optimize your Open Source Integration and Messaging Technology
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: When you're building large, mission-critical applications, they need to be integrated into every facet of the business. Discover a powerful strategy designed to optimize development and deployment, enabling you to optimize your open source projects.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Choosing a Secure API Management Solution for the Enterprise User
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Publishing application programming interfaces (APIs) to an external developer community introduces a number of challenges and risks for the enterprise. This informative whitepaper considers a system that regulates security protocols and automates access for APIs, promoting a secure yet intuitive platform for API delivery.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

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

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

Comcast Implements Service Virtualization & DevOps to Improve App Testing
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this featured resource to find out how Comcast found reliability through a DevOps strategy built around service virtualization. Find out how this massive company was able to virtualize 98% of test interfaces, and enjoys a 65% reduction in the amount of time to create and maintain test data.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

Parasoft Corporation

Mobile App Development: Drive Cost with High Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this report to find a survey conducted by objective researchers, which evaluates the impact of how an application's performance impacts businesses. Access this white paper now to find out how your mobile applications directly affect your company.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

IBM

The Business-Friendly Approach to Mobile Strategy
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to discover an in-depth consideration of enterprise mobile strategies, and how to implement the right tools – including micro apps. Also discover the top 10 end-to-end mobile requirements.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Kony

Get More Work Done: A Manager's Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the differences between the Agile and Waterfall methodologies in relation to software development, the pros and cons of each, best use cases, and a roadmap for mixing the two.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

How Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Can Unleash Apps for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Mobile Backend as a Service is a set of cloud-based, server-side mobile services for multiple platforms that can be used as a back end for your mobile apps. Find out how it can benefit you.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Automating the Application Release Process: Build vs. Buy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Companies are turning to application release automation as a cost-effective solution for development bottlenecks. Some are able to write shell scrips to automate deployment activities. Read about the essentials for building, executing, and managing release automation, and discover software that provides automation from the ground up.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

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

Low-Code Application Solutions for High-Turn Delivery
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief resource to see why many companies are choosing low-code platforms over traditional hand-coded development platforms. Read on to discover the advantages that low-code platforms provide, including the ability to lower barriers between requirements and delivery.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

K2

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

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.
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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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