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toolkit

A single utility program, a set of software routines or a complete integrated set of software utilities that are used to develop and maintain applications and databases. There are toolkits for developing almost anything. See tool, developer's toolkit, library, class library and CASE.


A Whole Lot of Tools
This logo is used for Red Gate Software's family of database utilities. The toolkit/toolbox metaphor is widely used by software vendors. (Image courtesy of Red Gate Software Ltd., www.red-gate.com)







Sometimes You Need a Real Tool!
Two-pound hammers are not part of a software toolkit; however, years ago, in order to debug the Windows version of this encyclopedia, the text had to be scrolled until it crashed. Rather than press the mouse button for several minutes, the weight of the hammer did the job. Were more sophisticated methods available? Sure. But this was the quick way.
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PIACT, PIANH, PIANJ and PIANY members can access this tool kit via the PIA website (pia.
These latest tool kits, all developed as part of the work of the Autism Treatment Network through its participation as the HRSA-funded Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P), are available for free download on Autism Speaks Tool Kits webpage.
The tool kit builds on the goals of the original Bright Futures guidelines, which were to acknowledge that pediatricians have a lot to cover in preventive services and not much time to do it in.
Groups of faculty members, such as faculty development committees or meetings of the whole faculty, use the tool kit questions to affirm their particular strengths as a unit, identify goals or vision statements, and engage in strategic planning.
The tool kit also will include a recommendation for autism screening at 18 months and at a second time that is not yet determined.
According to Microsoft, the XNA Game Studio Express tool kit will enable games to be created more easily, by enthusiasts, to run on the Xbox 360 or PCs running the company's Windows operating system.
As the tool kit says, "it's better to miss one game than the whole season.
Members are encouraged to present these and other speeches from the CPA Marketing Tool Kit to local business/community groups to increase their visibility and help market their services.
The Tool Kit offers a host of products and services, including: PAC Management Tools, Customized Voting Records, General Business Voting Records, Voter Guides, Online Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Campaigns, Candidate Issue Statements, Email Alerts, Customizable Reports, Best Technology Practices Program and the "Outline for Prosperity.
The Memory Tool Kit provides a comprehensive resource for system designers interfacing to QDR II SRAM devices and is fully hardware characterized with 200 MHz devices from Samsung.
TORONTO -- The Toronto District Health Council has developed a Homelessness Tool Kit as part of its plans for the homeless.
The tool kit provides nonauthoritative guidance to help auditors understand and apply auditing standards when auditing fair-value measurements and disclosures relating to business combinations, goodwill and certain impairment situations.