This course offers detailed training on the Vivado® software tool flow, Xilinx design constraints (XDC), and static timing analysis (STA). Learn to use good FPGA design practices and all FPGA resources to advantage. Learn to fully and appropriately constrain your design by using industry-standard XDC constraints. Learn how the the Vivado IDE design database is structured and learn to traverse the design. Create appropriate timing reports to perform full STA and how to appropriately synthesize your design.
You will also learn the FPGA design best practices and skills to be successful using the Vivado Design Suite. This includes the necessary skills to improve design speed and reliability, including: system reset design, synchronization circuits, optimum HDL coding techniques, and timing closure techniques using the Vivado software. This course encapsulates this information with an FPGA design methodology case study. The UltraFast FPGA Design Methodology Checklist is also introduced.