After completing this comprehensive training, you will have the necessary skills to:

  • Implement an effective software design environment for a Xilinx embedded system using the Xilinx SDK tools
  • Write a basic user application using the Xilinx Software Development Kit (SDK) and run it on the embedded system
  • Use Xilinx debugger tools to troubleshoot user applications
  • Apply software techniques to improve operability
  • Reduce embedded software development time

Course Outline

  • Course Agenda
  • Software Platform Development
  • Writing Code in the Xilinx Environment
  • Software Development Using SDK
  • Lab 1(optional): Application Development
  • Address Management
  • Interrupts
  • Software Platform Download and Boot
  • Application Debugging
  • Writing a Custom Device Driver
  • Lab 2(optional): Writing a Device Driver

Lab Descriptions

Labs for this workshop are optional and will be presented at the discretion of the instructor.

  • Lab 1(optional): Application Development – Create a simple software application project from source files for a software loop-based stopwatch. Research hardware and software documentation to complete the application; then download it to hardware.
  • Lab 2(optional): Writing a Device Driver – Create the skeleton driver framework, add an LCD device driver to the BSP, and verify proper device driver operation via a download to hardware test.

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Scheduled Embedded Courses

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-System Architect-Online
January 30 - January 31: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day online course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of the...

Embedded C/C++ SDSoC Development Environment and Methodology
February 06 - February 07: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 This one-day course is structured to help designers new to the SDSoC development...

Embedded System Design 2017.1
February 21 - February 22: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 The course is designed to bring FPGA designers up to speed on developing embedded systems...

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Faster Technology is able to deliver both private classes at client sites and also public classes at alternate locations and dates.  If there are no currently scheduled classes listed above or if none of the classes are convenient, please tell us what dates and locations will meet your needs.  No obligation necessary.