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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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Awareness here is likened to a 'muscle' that needs building - and that's what this toolkit is all about.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), which has prepared the toolkit, has announced it was for the first time that this kind of material has been developed for LEAs and it was handed over in a pilot project to 40 Station Head Officers across Pakistan.
"The SME Toolkit offers information and expert advice on how to start, run and grow a business," said a media statement.
The Toolkit works on both Wi-Fi and GSM/HSPA+/LTE models.
The toolkit adds a new dimension--an emphasis on flexibility around job tasks and what work is done.
The Brand Positioning Jumpstart Toolkit http://brand-positioning.org/toolkit/ features 15+ brand positioning templates, formulas, samples and guides to help business owners and marketing professionals assess their business against key competitors, identify their business's key differentiation, and craft a highly distinguishing elevator pitch, and set of key messages, proof points and customer value propositions.
The addition of iOS5 support means that iOS Forensic Toolkit can recover device passcodes and perform physical acquisition of the latest iPhone and iPad devices.
Mercury Computer Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY), provider of commercially developed ISR subsystems, on Thursday unveiled its Imaging Toolkit for electro-optical, infrared (EO/IR), hyperspectral and radar imaging application development for the defence and commercial markets.
FHWA created the toolkit to help agencies and tribes overcome these obstacles by guiding them in establishing the necessary support and securing needed resources.
The company said that the toolkit provides developers with a comprehensive set of Bluetooth profiles and a complete protocol stack to develop and integrate their own applications directly on to the CSR BlueCore chip.
The toolkit works by providing the user with an automatically translated version of any page; the translator can then correct and improve the translation, check corrections with Google's online dictionary, and publish new web pages to quickly produce Arabic-language versions of web content.
Parallel Computing Toolkit 2.1 is designed for use by engineers, scientists and analysts for product design and problem solving.