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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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Computer Weekly – 12 May 2015: Augmented reality comes to corporate IT
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we hear from early adopter Zurich Insurance about how augmented reality apps can become part of the corporate IT landscape. We look at Microsoft's Nano Server – the cut-down version of Windows Server designed for the cloud. And we assess the implications of the Nokia acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. Read the issue now.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Best Practices for Web Application Security
sponsored by White Hat Security
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to discover tips for tackling web application security through software development. Learn how to review your Web application security assessment tools and develop a strategy.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

White Hat Security

Load and Performance Testing in Production, featuring Scott Barber
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: What's the right way to load and performance test an application in production to get the results you need without impacting your live users? Watch this webinar, hosted by Scott Barber, Chief Technologist at PerfTestPlus, to learn more.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

Neotys

Testing & Assuring Mobile End User Experience before Production
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: This webinar introduces One Web, which provides a single web experience on all devices with technologies like responsive web design and context awareness in mobile operating systems.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

Neotys

Mobile App Development Leaps Forward with BaaS and IoT
sponsored by Kony
EGUIDE: This expert guide explores the basics of Backend as a Service (BaaS), offering insight into implementing a BaaS project; making design choices as mobile and IoT apps collide; key ingredients to a successful mobile app; and more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Kony

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

DevOps and the Business of Government: Removing the Barriers between Development and Delivery
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WEBCAST: This webinar discusses the principles of DevOps and the ways in which it can enable the government to bring greater value to agencies and the citizens they serve.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Jan 28, 2015

DLT Solutions

Cloud Technology for Automatic Software Testing
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper learn how to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes. Read now to uncover how cloud technology can help you automatically test your application changes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

CloudQuality: Anticipating and Tackling SAP software problems before they happen
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why IT departments use this cloud quality software to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes – such as upgrades, functional releases and enhancement packages – while reducing cost and minimizing risk.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

CIOs: Don’t Let Your Business Fall Into the Digital Divide
sponsored by Axway
EBOOK: Explore this eBook to discover 3 ways in which an API-first digital strategy can enable you to bridge the digital divide and drive a successful business and IT transformation.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Axway

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

Future Financial Services: Global Trading Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Trading processes will only increase in complexity. Margins can always grow and shrink–but every dollar you save on IT architecture can be put towards business innovation. Read this technology overview to learn how open source technologies are a modular, flexible, and cost-effective way to improve your business processes and system integration.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Red Hat

How to transform your mainframe software delivery into a lean, modern, and agile process
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at how IBM Rational Developer for System z addresses key enterprise software development challenges, accelerating delivery, reducing cost, raising quality, minimizing risk and cutting time to customer feedback.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

IBM

Eight DevOps Practices that are Key to Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative white paper from Forrester to uncover the top 8 DevOps practices that are key to success.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

IBM

Do Requirements Have a Home In Agile Methodologies?
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

Computer Weekly – 31 March 2015: What went wrong with the IT for farmers' rural payments?
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the real reasons behind the failure of the government's rural payments digital service. We look at how Windows 10 Universal Apps will change the way IT teams manage PCs. And we hear from IT leaders about their experiences of bringing cloud computing into the mainstream. Read the issue now.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Driving Product Quality With Continuous Verification and Validation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about how continuous verification and validation strategies can help quality teams keep up with agile development. Read on to learn about eth methods and approaches that can enable continuous verification and validation and determine the right strategy for your organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

Computer Weekly – 17 February 2015: Who will get your digital vote?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we hear from the UK's three main political parties as they debate their digital policies ahead of the general election. Is the rise of the CDO a threat to the CIO's position? We find out what IT leaders have to say.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly – 20 January 2015: FT sold on cloud benefits
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the Financial Times CTO about the publisher's successful move to the public cloud and plans for further expansion to meet its data warehousing needs. And we examine the emerging market for mobile application services in the cloud. Read the issue now.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Mobile App Dev: Cut Through the Noise With a Sustainable Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access these in-depth webcasts to evaluate whether your current application development practices are sustainable. View now to find the technical and vendor capabilities required to support 5-star mobile application development.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2014

IBM

Building a Mobile Strategy: Analyst Report Shows Key Components to Success
sponsored by Kony
ANALYST REPORT: Access this analyst report to discover how the enterprise appetite for mobilization grows – but progress has been slow.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2014

Kony

Mobile Middleware Alleviates Mobile App Development Challenges
sponsored by Kidozen
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to discover the advantages of using BaaS for mobile application development, as well as how leverage this technology to dreduce mobile app development time and enhance user experience.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

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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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