AN 717: Nios II Gen2 Hardware Development Tutorial

ID 683615
Date 9/22/2014
Document Table of Contents

1. Hardware Development Tutorial

This tutorial describes the system development flow for the Nios II processor.

Using the software and the Embedded Design Suite (EDS), you can:

  • build a hardware system design
  • create a software program that runs on the system and interfaces with components on development boards

Building embedded systems in FPGAs involves system requirements analysis, hardware design tasks, and software design tasks. This tutorial guides you through the basics of each topic, with special focus on the hardware design steps.