AN 796: Cyclone® V and Arria® V SoC Device Design Guidelines

ID 683360
Date 3/30/2022
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5.1.1. Assembling the Components of Your Software Development Platform

To successfully build your software development platform, Intel recommends that you start with a baseline project, which is a known good configuration of an HPS system. Then modify the baseline project to suit your end application.

The following diagram presents the recommended procedure to determine the software development platform components.

Figure 7. Assembling Software Development Platform

In summary, the process consists of following steps:

  1. Select the desired device
  2. Use the GHRD as a hardware project starting point
  3. Select the operating system: bare metal, Linux* or partner real-time operating system (RTOS)
  4. Write or update end applications as well as drivers