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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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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

Beyond Software: Agile for Product Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Can agile be applied to products other than software, like physical components that contain both electronics and software engineering aspects? Learn how it can be done in spite of the differences between software and physical components.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Accelerating Product Innovation Through Agile Development and Continuous Engineering
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this VDC Research report, discover the reasons why your organization should extend the basic tenets of agile methodology and embrace a continuous engineering approach. Learn how this approach can ensure your ability to adapt to the accelerating pace of business change.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Agile Development: Why Requirements Matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in IT-regulated and complex product development projects. Learn how, with the right processes and automations in place, managing requirements can help improve your productivity.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Internet of Things Systems Engineering for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Tackle the organizational challenges of creating smarter products. Explore systems engineering and how it can help you harness the complexity that comes along with developing smart, interconnected products. Learn how you can expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality products while cutting costs.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Unlock Engineering Knowledge for Rapid Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Smarter products require smarter development processes, and so many companies are adopting continuous engineering to unlock engineering insight and control complexity in the era of IoT. In this white paper, uncover ways you can empower your engineering team to make the right decisions at the right times.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Strategic Reuse: Shift the Focus of Development from Products to Product Lines
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As a key component of continuous engineering, strategic reuse can help an organization exploit common elements across product lines. Discover how it can help you lower costs while reducing testing effort and minimizing errors.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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

Computer Weekly – 7 June 2016: Apple lures open source developers with Swift
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at Apple's plan to woo open source developers to its Swift programming language. DevOps practitioners are warning of growing stress on IT operations staff through the growth of continuous development practices. And Specsavers' CIO tells us why the store is a vital part of digital retail. Read the issue now.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Staying on Track with Agile Development
sponsored by Tasktop
EGUIDE: Common issues like geographically distributed teams and demanding deadlines can prevent you from actually following Agile guidelines. This e-guide explores how ALM tools can help distributed Agile teams effectively communicate and collaborate. Plus, discover 4 crucial guidelines to follow to stay on track with Agile development.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

Tasktop

How DevOps Facilitates Collaboration
sponsored by Tasktop
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides answers to frequently asked questions about DevOps. Inside, discover how release management teams can improve efficiency and reduce conflict with DevOps.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

Tasktop

Improving Software Quality with DevOps and Continuous Software Development
sponsored by Tasktop
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the major pain points of DevOps and discusses the strategies that several software providers are using to counter them. Inside, discover the 3 essential traits of continuous software development.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

Tasktop

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

Computer Weekly – 10 May 2016: Graph databases are making connections
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, the recent Panama Papers scandal relied on graph databases to uncover secrets from huge volumes of data – we look at the business benefits of the technology. Most organisations are failing to take basic IT security measures – we examine why. And we analyse the latest flash storage innovations. Read the issue now.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Agile Best Practices: Improve Continuous Integration by Embracing DevOps
sponsored by Magenic
EGUIDE: More and more software developers are aiming for continuous delivery, but they often neglect continuous integration. In this expert e-guide, explore the biggest mistakes software developers make with continuous integration and explore how a DevOps approach can help you detect problems in your code earlier on.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Magenic

Modernize Your Legacy Apps for Cloud, Mobile, and More
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, Gartner analyst Dale Vecchio reveals 3 primary approaches to legacy app modernization. Plus, learn approaches for incorporating mobile apps as part of your legacy system modernization effort.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Red Hat

Why it's Important to Address Continuous Integration
sponsored by Sauce Labs
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, software development consultant Jeffery Payne reveals what's wrong with Agile and continuous delivery processes, why you should address continuous integration before continuous delivery, and why DevOps changes everything.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016

Sauce Labs

3 Quick Ways to Go from Good to Great Mobile Apps
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Whether you need to create customer-facing or enterprise mobile apps, the goal remains the same: you need to design an efficient, seamless user experience. Uncover 3 quick ways to go from good to great mobile apps.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 6, 2016

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
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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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