Getting started with FPGAs

  • Introduction
  • Basic concepts
  • Design flow
  • Tools overview


Many different development softwares from different FPGA manufacturers or vendors.

  • Xilinx FPGAs (e.g. Sparta and Virtex series) ⇒ Xilinx ISE/Vivado
  • Altera FPGAs (e.g.Stratix and Cyclone series) ⇒ Quartus II
  • ModelSim from Mentor Graphics
  • dedicated tools from Cadence

Last update: Luca Pacher - Sep 21, 2013