Developer Guide


Methods of Hardware Design

Traditionally, you program an FPGA using a hardware description language (HDL) such as Verilog or VHDL. However, a recent trend is to use higher-level languages. Higher levels of abstraction can reduce the design time and increase the portability of the resulting design.
The rest of this chapter discusses how the compiler maps high-level languages to a hardware datapath.

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