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We have collected together videos from across the site in this gallery. Enjoy!

Videos listed by topic:

VHDL
SystemVerilog
OVM and VMM
UVM
Easier UVM Video Tutorial
SystemC TLM-2.0
ARM Cortex
Training



What's New with VHDL

John Aynsley from Doulos describes some useful, practical features from the VHDL 2008 language standard that are supported by several simulation tool vendors. You can run the examples from this video directly on EDA Playground

Useful links: The Designer's Guide to VHDL  




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VHDL versus SystemVerilog

What is the difference between VHDL and SystemVerilog? John Aynsley from Doulos compares these two language standards.

Useful links: The Designer's Guide to VHDL   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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How Much VHDL Training Do You Need?

John Aynsley from Doulos answers the question "How Much VHDL Training Do You Need?" by explaining Doulos' VHDL training portfolio, how to choose the right course, and the pitfalls to avoid.

Useful links: Training Courses   Comprehensive VHDL




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Making Sense of Transaction Level Modeling in OVM

Explains how Transaction Level Modeling techniques are used to communicate between components in OVM, the Open Verification Environment.

Useful links: Getting Started with OVM   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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Observation in VMM and OVM

Explains the mechanisms for observing activity in VMM and OVM test benches for the purposes of checking and coverage collection.

Useful links: Getting Started with OVM   Verification Methodology Manual for SystemVerilog   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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Ten Things You Should Know About OVM

Describes ten things you should know about OVM, the Open Verification Methodology for SystemVerilog. This video gives you a top-level technical overview of OVM without diving down into too much language detail.

Useful links: Getting Started with OVM   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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Using OVM within SystemC for Verification

Describes OVM-SC, the implementation of the Open Verification Methodology within SystemC, which is part of the open-source OVM-ML (Mixed Language) library donated to the OVM community by Cadence

Useful links: Getting Started with OVM   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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Introducing VMM 1.2

An introduction to version 1.2 of the VMM (Verification Methodology Manual) for SystemVerilog, highlighting the new features of VMM 1.2 and the overall conceptual framework.

Useful links: Verification Methodology Manual for SystemVerilog   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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Introduction to UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a brief overview of UVM, the Universal Verification Methodology for functional verification using SystemVerilog.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology  




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SystemC versus SystemVerilog

What is the difference between SystemC and SystemVerilog? This video includes a brief description of these two EDA language standards.

Useful links: The Guide to SystemC   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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SystemVerilog as the New Verilog

Explains how SystemVerilog has become the natural successor to Verilog, and describes some of the features of SystemVerilog borrowed from the C programming language.

Useful links: The Designer's Guide to Verilog   The Guide to SystemVerilog




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How Much SystemVerilog Training Do You Need? [UPDATED]

John Aynsley from Doulos answers the question "How Much SystemVerilog Training Do You Need?" by explaining Doulos' SystemVerilog training portfolio, how to choose the right course, and the pitfalls to avoid.

Useful links: Training Courses   In-house Training Options




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SystemVerilog for Hardware Synthesis

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a detailed explanation of how to use the synthesis-friendly features of the SystemVerilog language. You can run the examples from this video directly on EDA Playground

Useful links: The Guide to SystemVerilog




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First Steps with UVM Part 1

John Aynsley from Doulos presents a simple, complete UVM source code example (which you can download), explaining what is happening and highlighting best practice. You are shown how UVM source code is organized and how to run the example on popular SystemVerilog simulators. You can run the UVM example from this video directly on EDA Playground

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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First Steps with UVM Part 2

John Aynsley from Doulos presents a simple, complete SystemVerilog UVM source code example (which you can download), explaining what is happening and highlighting best practice. You are shown how to drive pins on the design-under-test interface from the UVM verification environment, and how to pass a virtual interface using the configuration database. You can run the UVM example from this video directly on EDA Playground

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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First Steps with UVM Part 3

John Aynsley from Doulos presents a simple, complete SystemVerilog UVM source code example (which you can download), explaining what is happening and highlighting best practice. You are shown how to use a sequencer to generate transactions and then how to pass those transactions to a driver. You can run the UVM example from this video directly on EDA Playground

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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UVM: Now or Never? (Recorded at the Verification Futures Conference, Bangalore)

John Aynsley from Doulos highlights the reasons why you should (or in a few cases should not) be adopting UVM right now, and mentions some of the practicalities of migrating to UVM from other methodologies and using UVM alongside C/SystemC reference models.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Introducing Easier UVM

John Aynsley from Doulos introduces the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator, which you can download from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - The Big Picture

John Aynsley from Doulos explains the overall structure of a UVM verification environment. This will be useful if you are trying to understand UVM or the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines, or if you want to understand the code generated by the Easier UVM Code Generator, which you can download from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Key Concepts of the Easier UVM Code Generator

John Aynsley from Doulos explains some of the key concepts of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Running Easier UVM in EDA Playground

John Aynsley from Doulos explains how to run the Easier UVM Code Generator in EDA Playground. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can create, run, and share VHDL, Verilog, SystemVerilog, e, SystemC, and Python code examples at www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Components and Phases

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on UVM components and phases in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Configuration

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on UVM configurations in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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TLM Connections in UVM

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on TLM connections in UVM in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Transaction Classes

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on UVM transaction classes in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Sequences

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on UVM sequences in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can run the example from the video on www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Tests

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on UVM tests in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can run the example from the video on www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Reporting

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on UVM reporting in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can run the example from the video on www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Register Layer

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on the UVM Register Layer in the context of the Easier UVM Code Generator. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can run the example from the video on www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Parameterized Interfaces

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on parameterized interfaces in SystemVerilog and UVM. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can run the example from the video on www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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Easier UVM - Scoreboards

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on reference models and scoreboards in UVM. You can download the Easier UVM Coding Guidelines and Code Generator from www.doulos.com/easier. Both are open and free to use, and can help you to start using UVM more quickly. You can run the example from the video on www.edaplayground.com

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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The Finer Points of UVM Sequences (Recorded Webinar)

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on the finer points of UVM sequences, covering the topics of sequence priority, arbitration, virtual sequences, lock and grab, the sequence library, requests and responses, pipelined sequences, and layered sequences.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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UVM Run-Time Phasing (Recorded Webinar)

John Aynsley from Doulos gives a tutorial on Run-Time Phasing in UVM, covering the topics of phase synchronization, domains, user-defined phases, schedules, phase awareness, and VIP integration.

Useful links: UVM - The Universal Verification Methodology




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What is TLM-2.0?

An introduction to the OSCI TLM-2.0 Standard, which provides interoperability between SystemC transaction-level models that are integrated around a memory-mapped bus as part of an SoC.

Useful links: Getting Started with TLM-2.0




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TLM-2.0 Interoperability

How the OSCI SystemC TLM-2.0 standard helps achieve interoperability between transaction level models of system-on-chip components.

Useful links: Getting Started with TLM-2.0




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RTL vs TLM and AT vs LT

The RTL (Register Transfer Level) and TLM (Transaction Level Modeling) abstractions are compared, and also the AT (Approximately Timed) and LT (Loosely Timed) coding styles of the OSCI SystemC TLM-2.0 standard




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TLM-2.0 Protocol Checker

Describes the OSCI SystemC TLM-2.0 base protocol checker freely available from Doulos under an open source software license.

Useful links: TLM-2.0 Base Protocol Checker




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How Much SystemC Training Do You Need?

John Aynsley from Doulos answers the question "How Much SystemC Training Do You Need?" by explaining Doulos' SystemC training portfolio, how to choose the right course, and the pitfalls to avoid.

Useful links: Training Courses   In-house Training Options The Guide to SystemC  




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ARM Cortex-M1 for FPGAs

Jens Stapelfeldt from Doulos describes the main features of the ARM Cortex-M1 architecture, which is a microcontroller specialized for implementation on FPGA devices.

Useful links: ARM Resources




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Introduction to CMSIS for ARM Cortex-M

Jens Stapelfeldt from Doulos describes CMSIS, the ARM Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard,.which provides an abstraction layer for programming all Cortex M microcontrollers.

Useful links: ARM Resources




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Using the Cortex-M3/M4 Flash Patch Breakpoint Unit

David Cabanis from Doulos explains how to use the flash patch breakpoint unit of the ARM Cortex-M3 and M4 processors.

Useful links: ARM Resources




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Using your C Compiler to Exploit NEON

Dave Cabanis from Doulos explains how to exploit the NEON coprocessor unit found in the ARM Cortex A processor family from your C code.

Useful links: ARM Resources




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Why Learn Python?

John Aynsley from Doulos answers the question "Why Learn Python?" and describes the Essential Python training course available from Doulos.




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