Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation

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Start developing robust drivers with expert guidance from the teams who developed Windows Driver Foundation. This comprehensive book gets you up to speed quickly and goes beyond the fundamentals to help you extend your Windows development skills. You get best practices, technical guidance, and extensive code samples to help you master the intricacies of the next-generation driver model—and simplify driver ...

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Overview

Start developing robust drivers with expert guidance from the teams who developed Windows Driver Foundation. This comprehensive book gets you up to speed quickly and goes beyond the fundamentals to help you extend your Windows development skills. You get best practices, technical guidance, and extensive code samples to help you master the intricacies of the next-generation driver model—and simplify driver development.

Discover how to:

  • Use the Windows Driver Foundation to develop kernel-mode or user-mode drivers
  • Create drivers that support Plug and Play and power management—with minimal code
  • Implement robust I/O handling code
  • Effectively manage synchronization and concurrency in driver code
  • Develop user-mode drivers for protocol-based and serial-bus-based devices
  • Use USB-specific features of the frameworks to quickly develop drivers for USB devices
  • Design and implement kernel-mode drivers for DMA devices
  • Evaluate your drivers with source code analysis and static verification tools
  • Apply best practices to test, debug, and install drivers

PLUS—Get driver code samples on the Web

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735623743
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 4/25/2007
  • Series: Developer Reference Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 932
  • Sales rank: 1,042,496
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Penny Orwick has been writing about Windows driver development since 1997. She has worked closely with the Windows Driver Foundation team since the early stages of development and has developed technical papers for the driver development community.

Guy Smith is a writer specializing in device drivers and kernel-mode topics. He has more than a decade of experience developing programming documentation for Microsoft technologies, including Windows Shell, Internet Explorer and the Windows Presentation Foundation.

The Microsoft Windows Driver Foundation team designs and supports driver frameworks for Windows.

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Part I: Getting Started with WDF

Chapter 1: Introduction to WDF

Chapter 2: Windows Driver Fundamentals

Chapter 3: WDF Fundamentals

Part II: Exploring the Frameworks

Chapter 4: Overview of the Driver Frameworks

Chapter 5: WDF Object Model

Chapter 6: Driver Structure and Initialization

Part III: Applying WDF Fundamentals

Chapter 7: Plug and Play and Power Management

Chapter 8: I/O Flow and Dispatching

Chapter 9: I/O Targets

Chapter 10: Synchronization

Chapter 11: Driver Tracing and Diagnosability

Chapter 12: WDF Support Objects

Chapter 13: UMDF Driver Template

Part IV: Additional Topics for KMDF Drivers

Chapter 14: Beyond the Frameworks

Chapter 15: Scheduling, Thread Context, and IRQL

Chapter 16: Hardware Resources and Interrupts

Chapter 17: Direct Memory Access

Chapter 18: An Introduction to COM

Part V: Building, Installing, and Testing a WDF Driver

Chapter 19: How to Build WDF Drivers

Chapter 20: How to Install WDF Drivers

Chapter 21: Tools for Testing WDF Drivers

Chapter 22: How to Debug WDF Drivers

Chapter 23: PREfast for Drivers

Chapter 24: Static Driver Verifier

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