List of Sidebars


Chapter 1: Introduction to WDF

What Criteria Did We Use for Creating WDF APIs?
Finding Resources for Each Chapter
Staying Up to Date with WDF

Chapter 2: Windows Driver Fundamentals

Asynchronous I/O?
Using the Kernel Stack

Chapter 3: WDF Fundamentals

WDF Design Criteria for Plug and Play and Power Management
Why Did I Choose to Work on WDF?

Chapter 4: Overview of the Driver Frameworks

Evolutionary versus Revolutionary Changes
Applications and UMDF Drivers
When to Implement a Callback
WDF, UMDF, and WUDF
Why Use Side Objects?
32-bit and 64-bit UMDF Drivers
Drivers and User Interfaces
KMDF and WDM

Chapter 5: WDF Object Model

About Method Naming
Deletion, Disposal, Cleanup, and Destruction
On Implementing Object Cleanup and Deletion in KMDF
Exception: Completed I/O Requests
Using Callback Objects and Context Areas
About Context Area Design

Chapter 6: Driver Structure and Initialization

On Driver Initialization
On the UMDF Sample Programming Pattern
Device Interfaces and Symbolic Links

Chapter 7: Plug and Play and Power Management

State Machines and the Clear Contract
KMDF, Storage Devices, and Hibernation
Stop Idle and Deadlocks
System Power State Queries

Chapter 8: I/O Flow and Dispatching

CloseHandle and Cleanup
Validating I/O Control Codes
Why Transfer Type Doesn't Matter for UMDF
Are Memory Objects Necessary?
Conceptual Inversion in Naming Input and Output Buffers
Queues as Building Blocks
Pending Requests and I/O Event Callback Status
File Objects and I/O Requests in UMDF
Unbalanced Create and Cleanup/Close Requests
Another Way to Look at Mark and Unmark
Self-Managed I/O and the Power State Machine

Chapter 9: I/O Targets

File Objects and Intra-stack Files
Managing Memory Objects with Different Buffer Lifetimes
When to Complete a Request in a WDF Driver
How UMDF Cancels Requests
Why Should I Use a File Handle I/O Target Instead of the Windows API?
Why KMDF Doesn't Support Isochronous Endpoints
When to Start the Continuous Reader

Chapter 10: Synchronization

The Microsoft WDF Team on Synchronization
The Golden Rule of Synchronization
Has WDF Simplified Request Cancellation?

Chapter 13: UMDF Driver Template

What to Do Next

Chapter 14: Beyond the Frameworks

For UMDF Drivers that Run on Windows XP

Chapter 19: How to Build WDF Drivers

UMDF Tips

Chapter 21: Tools for Testing WDF Drivers

Tracing Techniques for Testing Drivers
What's the Difference between Driver Verifier and KMDF Verifier?
Maintaining Released Drivers

Chapter 23: PREfast for Drivers

PREfast and the Visual Studio Code Analysis Tool
Tips for Filtering PREfast Results
Effect of Inline Assembler on PREfast Results
Annotations Are Like the Notes on a Blueprint

Chapter 24: Static Driver Verifier

SDV and Microsoft Research
Under the Hood: How the SDV Verification Engine Works
Rule Hierarchies and Preconditions-Solving the Problem of Complicated Rules




Developing Drivers with the Microsoft Windows Driver Foundation
Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation (Pro Developer)
ISBN: 0735623740
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 224

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