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-Software Developer-Online
October 24 - October 25: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 This two-day course is structured to provide software designers with a catalog of OS...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-System Architect-Online
October 26 - October 27: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 This two-day online course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of...

Designing FPGAs Using the Vivado Design Suite 2
November 07 - November 08: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 This course shows you how to build an effective FPGA design using synchronous design...

Designing FPGAs Using the Vivado Design Suite 3
November 09 - November 10: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This course demonstrated timing closure techniques, such are baselining, pipelining,synchronization...

Designing FPGAs Using the Vivado Design Suite 4
November 28 - November 29: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This course tackles the most sophisticated aspects of the Vivado Design Suite and Xilinx hardware....

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-Software Developer-Online
December 06 - December 07: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v 2016.3 This two-day course is structured to provide software designers with a catalog of OS...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-System Architect-Online
December 12 - December 13: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day online course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of the...

Alternative Dates and Locations

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.