Using the Nios® II Processor: Hardware Development (ONIIHW)

27 Minutes Online Course

Course Description

Learn about the Nios® II embedded soft processor v. 14.1. Learn the basics of the Avalon® Interface Specification and the Platform Designer high performance network-on-a-programmable-chip architecture. Learn to use the Platform Designer system integration tool to develop & configure customized Nios II processor-based hardware systems. Utilize the associated Nios II processor and Platform Designer “Hello World” lab on the Intel® MAX® 10 device development kit to exercise the concepts discussed in the slides and associated tool demonstrations included in this class.

At Course Completion

You will be able to:

  • Configure the Nios II embedded processor using the Intel Quartus® Prime Software and Platform Designer tool
  • Generate Nios II processor hardware description language (HDL) output files from the Platform Designer tool

Skills Required

  • Background in digital logic design
  • Working knowledge of the Intel Quartus Prime Software
  • Some knowledge of programming in C for embedded systems


We recommend completing the following courses:

Follow-on Courses

Upon completing this course, we recommend the following courses (in no particular order):

Applicable Training Curriculum

This course is part of the following Intel FPGA training curriculum:

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