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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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A Guide to REST and API Design
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Representational State Transfer (REST) is a web architecture style with universal constraints, enabling developers to build interfaces that can be used from nearly any device or operating system. This informative resource is packed with information on leveraging REST and API design to build applications that can last a long time.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Your Guide to the New Enterprise App World
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 10 essential rules to follow in today's app development landscape. Discover how you can quickly develop and deploy applications better suited for how business is conducted today.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


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


Tapping into the Growing AWS Ecosystem
sponsored by SearchAWS
EBOOK: This expert handbook explores the various types of businesses that comprise the Amazon network of partners, including the differences between standard and advanced levels. Read on to learn about several cloud architects use of software development kits (SDKs) and examine the approaches a business might take when engaging an AWS integrator.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015


5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

3 Keys to a 5-Star Mobile User Experience
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RESOURCE: This infographic illustrates the vital importance of user experience through interesting statistics, and explores how you can ensure a 5-star experience for users of your mobile app.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Agile Foundations – the Agile Manifesto
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BOOK: In this extract from their book, Agile Foundations, Peter Measey and Radtac explain the key principles of the Agile Manifesto.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Navigating DevOps: What It Is and Why It Matters to Your Business
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: Despite the IT industry adopting DevOps at an increasing rate, many organizations only have a general understanding of the big picture and don't know much about DevOps. Read this eBook to answer every question you have about DevOps.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

New Relic

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


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

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

Computer Weekly – 7 July 2015: The IT behind Angry Birds
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the CIO of Rovio Entertainment, the company behind the gaming phenomenon Angry Birds, about how he supports a global business with a five-person IT team. We assess your options for moving off Windows Server 2003 now support is ending. And our buyer's guide looks at log management. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

Computer Weekly – 30 June 2015: The legacy IT challenge for CIOs
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, CIOs in financial services fighting off challenger banks are hindered by their legacy IT – we assess the difficulties. We look at how to prepare for information security audits. And we ask if HM Revenue & Customs' plan for online tax accounts will make tax more taxing for the digitally excluded.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Computer Weekly – 9 June 2015: The file-sharing face-off: Box or Dropbox
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the two most popular tools for cloud-based enterprise file sharing and assess the relative merits of Box and Dropbox. We talk to some of the early pioneers in developing smartwatch apps. And we find out why IT security spending is shifting from prevention to detection and response. Read the issue now.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Jun 2015

Computer Weekly – 26 May 2015: Microservices and DevOps are changing software development
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to Hailo about its software development approach, which sees the taxi app use microservices and DevOps techniques. We hear from users of OpenStack, the open source cloud software, about how they are building digital businesses. And our buyer's guide looks at customer experience management. Read the issue now.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

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

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

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


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


Computer Weekly – 17 February 2015: Who will get your digital vote?
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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

Computer Weekly – 20 January 2015: FT sold on cloud benefits
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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

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


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


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

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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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