Category Archives: Development Tools

Build Drivers from the Command Line

There are a lot of reasons to be able to build drivers from the command line.  Many release engineering teams want to have automated nightly builds, and there are plenty of other uses for the capability. Recently I encountered more than one experienced Windows driver developer who complained that what they dislike about the Visual […]

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An Update for Using PC-Lint with the Windows Driver Kit

A couple of years ago I released a tool for using Lint with the Windows Driver Kit (WDK) that was described in my NT Insider article, Another Look at Lint.   For those unfamiliar with Lint, it is the checking program for the C language that came out of Bell Labs in 1978.  My tool supports […]

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WDK Installation Tips

Updated for the Windows 10 Enterprise WDK. I was recently loading up a test machine with the various Window Driver Kits (WDKs) so I could test some tools I have been working on.  Even for someone who has been developing Windows drivers for a long time, the idiosyncrasies of the various kits and installing them […]

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